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    anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder

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    What are some of the health problems associated with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder?

    Explain, from a physiological standpoint, how eating disorders may lead to health problems. Give at least three examples to support your answer.

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    Anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating are similar in the broad sense but each condition is different on an individual level. The former and the later can be visible to others, whereas bulimia may be undetectable by others in their immediate circles of relationships. When they were first surfacing 30 years ago, mental health specialists were unfamiliar and unable to successfully treat these conditions (since it was a rather new phenomen in the Western World, which evolved after years of lack-from the Depression Era). Initially, the prevalence statistically was with young angelo girls. Those in poverty traditionally were not found with the problem. Boys and women in their midlife years have been discovered to have the conditions and are starting with these behaviors rather than strictly younger girls. According to The Nemours Foundation (TeenHealth), eating disorders are so common in America that 1 or 2 out of every 100 students will struggle with one. These issues are not ...

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    Demographics, history and challenges of eating disorders are discussed.