Eating Disorders in Kids

If your kid is not eating right, it can make him sick. Eating disorders in kids can cause serious changes in eating habits that can lead to major, even life threatening health problems. Also, If your child develops an eating disorder,Your child’s behavior may suddenly become very different from what you're used to.

There are mainly 3 types of eating disorders:




    Anorexia: It is a condition in which, kid refuses to eat adequate calories out of an intense and irrational fear of becoming fat   

Bulimia : This is an eating disorder, in which a child grossly overeats (binging) and then purges the food by vomiting or using laxatives to prevent weight gain   

Binge eating : This is another type of eating disorder in kids, in which a child may gorge rapidly on food, but without purging