Anorexia nervosa, or anorexia, is an eating disorder that can cause teens to fear weight gain so severely that they lose more weight than is healthy for their age and height.
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Eating disorders are caused by psychological and physical problems that involve food and weight. Learn to recognize the warning signs.
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes teens to binge eat and then try to make up for the overeating by forcing vomiting or using other behaviors to drop weight. Teens and children with bulimia worry constantly about their weight, even though they often are normal weight.
Eating disorders in boys is not uncommon, and can be very serious. Learn more about types of eating disorders at Children's Health.
Worried about possible child eating disorders? Learn more about children's eating disorder types with information from Children's Health.
Learn more about pediatric feeding disorders, which occur when a child has difficulty preparing food or liquid in the mouth to be swallowed.