All three include either eating too much or too little in order to cope with feelings concerning your weight and body shape or other situations that could cause anxiety.
Anorexia nervosa involves not eating enough food and exercising too much in order to control your weight. Bulimia is where an individual feels they are losing control over how much they eat so take drastic actions to avoid putting on weight and binge eating disorder sees individuals eat large portions of food until they feel uncomfortably full.
Over the course of the pandemic, eating disorder charity Beat have stated that many people have relapsed or developed an eating disorder.
During this time regular treatments and face to face doctor’s appointments have been cancelled, meaning those suffering with a disorder or those supporting someone who is, have had to adapt treatments.