What is an eating disorder?
An eating disorder is a focus on food and weight that causes a person to go to extremes when it comes to food and eating. Three of the most common eating disorders are binge eating disorder, bulimia, and anorexia. Eating disorders often develop during the teenage years or in early adulthood. They are more common among teenage girls but can affect teenage boys, too. They can be very stressful and damaging to a teen’s overall well-being. The social effects include low self-esteem and isolation. Eating disorders can cause serious health problems that can become life-threatening.
Common eating disorders –

  1. Binge eating
  1. Anorexia.
  1. Bulimia.

What are the signs of an eating disorder?
Watch your teen’s behavior and eating patterns carefully so that you can tell the difference between occasional dieting and an eating disorder.
Signs and symptoms of common eating disorders
Binge eating disorder

Bulimia eating disorder

Anorexia eating disorder

Uncommon eating disorder
PICA

Night eating disorder

Sleep Eating Disorder

How parents can deal with the situation
Talking to your child about their condition can be very difficult, especially if they still can’t accept that they have a problem. However, communication is essential to help with recovery, so keep trying.
When you want to talk to them directly about the eating disorder,Prepare what to say.

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