Eating Disorders and Suicide
Approximately 90% of those with an eating disorder are also clinically depressed. This is a very dangerous combination.
Exercise Compulsion and Its Dangers
Extreme or compulsive exercise is dangerous. The most significant dangers of extreme exercise are overuse syndromes such as stress fractures, low heart rate, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis.
Eating Disorder Warning Signs In Children
If an adolescent is losing a great deal of weight, or a young child is failing to gain weight at an expected rate, something is probably wrong, especially if she has body image issues or possesses a genuine fear of gaining weight.