Eating disorders are a serious health problem. They can include severe overeating or not eating enough food to stay healthy. Common eating disorders include anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder. Eating disorders often begin in the teen or young adult years. They are more common in girls and women. If left untreated, they can lead to heart and kidney problems and even death. Getting help early for the person you care for is important.
Do you know the signs of an eating disorder? Find out the causes and how they can be treated.