Your Body Image The Way a person feels about his or her appearance and perceives others view him or her.
Influences on Body Image Labeling Culture T.V. Movies Magazines
Really? I didn’t know that! The average model is 23 percent thinner than the average American female. It is impossible for most females to try to attain a model’s body and stay healthy. Males have negative body image too.
Eating Disorders An emotional disorder in which a person chooses harmful eating patterns. They effect 5-10 million Americans Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder
Anorexia Living Face CBS Early Morning Show YouTube - Anorexia's Living Face (CBS News) YouTube - Anorexia's Living Face (CBS News) 5:29 Minutes
Anorexia Nervosa A person starves themselves and has a weight of 15% or more below normal About 5 % of people who have anorexia die as a result of the disorder.
Risks of Anorexia Nervosa Malnutrition Damage to kidneys, heart, and other body organs Irregular heart rate Fatigue and weakness Stomach pain and constipation Dull, yellow skin Dull hair or hair loss Growth of excess body hair Absence of menstrual cycle in females
Warning signs of Anorexia Complain about being fat despite continued weight loss May use diet pills or laxatives and exercise excessively. May make excuses to avoid meals or situations involving food Develop food rituals Preoccupied with calories and fat grams
Warning Signs (continued) Worry about their appearance and compare themselves to others. Wear baggy clothing to hide their bodies Eat when their depressed, lonely, stressed or angry
Don’t Look Away Video with pictures of girls with eating disorders YouTube - Don't look Away YouTube - Don't look
Bulimia Nervosa An eating disorder in which a person eats a great deal of food in a short period and then rids the body of the food. Binge and Purge
Bulimia Nervosa People who have bulimia will vomit or abuse laxatives. Unlike people with anorexia, people with bulimia may be at a healthful weight
Risks of Bulimia Nervosa Damage or discoloration in tooth enamel from the acid in vomit Swollen cheeks and face Sore gums Dry, brittle hair Irregular bowel movements Heartburn Stomach cramps Increase in blood pressure Damage to colon, heart and kidneys Rupture of the esophagus in extreme cases
Warning Signs of Bulimia Regularly eat abnormally large quantities of food in short period of time. After meals, they might excuse themselves to go to the bathroom Exercise excessively or obsess about their weight and body
Binge Eating Disorder An eating disorder in which a person engages in uncontrollable eating. May eat for hours in secret, even if they are not hungry. They do not purge
Binge Eating Disorders Up to 40% of obese people have Binge Eating Disorder. May yo-yo diet, and lose and gain weight repeatedly.
Risks of Binge Eating Disorder Overweight or obesity Premature heart disease High blood pressure Diabetes Certain types of cancer
Warning Signs of Binge Eating Regularly eating until uncomfortably full Eating a great deal of food rapidly Gain excessive amounts of weight Often embarrassed about body image and the amount of food they eat. Display feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, or worthlessness.
Treatment If you think you or a friend have an eating disorder, tell someone! An parent, teacher, guidance counselor Person needs a team of caregivers Medical Doctor Counselor Dietician
Developing a Positive Body Image Appreciate what your body can do (running, laughing, and dreaming) Carry yourself with a sense of pride. Wear clothes that make you feel good about your body. Treat your body well
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