What Are The Health Risks Of Eating Disorders?

What are the health risks of eating disorders? Health risks vary from person to person whom suffer from an eating disorder. They vary. The ultimate risk is death and that can result from electrolyte imbalances,...

They vary. The ultimate risk is death and that can result from electrolyte imbalances, low potassium or low sodium causing arrhythmias or nervous system misfiring and your heart stops. The least, but it's not the least really are dental caries, erosion from hydrochloric acid, a lot of people with bulimia and some forms of anorexia had all their teeth capped before they are 30 or had abscesses or lots of problems there. Stomach rupture if someone is bulimic or esophageal tears from vomiting or compulsive overbreathing, amenorrhea, losing your period if you are massively underweight, infertility, inability to bear children, lowered immune system, more infections, very frequent urinary tract infections, skin rashes, diseases secondary to malnutrition, diabetes usually type II adult onset, liver damage, kidney disease and just about any disease has a greater probability of developing if you have a eating disorder or if you are predisposed to it because of the eating disorder. So it is both ends of the spectrum. It is secondary to malnutrition, secondary to dehydration and secondary to overeating, so each kind of carries its own disease pattern.

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