This is accomplished by avoidance of eating by any means possible. The person affected by Anorexia has an absolutely terrifying fear of becoming obese. In short, “food becomes the enemy;” one researcher described Anorexia as “weight phobia.” (noah.cuny.edu/wellconn/eatdisorders.html) Some experts believe that a fear of growing up is the root of the problem. Other experts see the d... ... middle of paper ... ...l keep their body into shape. Parents do not like to see children being teased because of their weight so they try to keep them fit.
No human is perfect and because of this it is no secret that there are things that humans one way or another want to change or fix about themselves. However, some take this to an extreme. When an obsession over being thin starts to rule your life, eating proportions or habits, and thoughts- you might be in the beginning stages of an eating disorder. Eating Disorders are circumstances where there are strange or peculiar eating routine where there is too much or too little food intake for the lack of benefit to the person’s mental and physical health. Linked from Anorexia are some of the most common types of eating disorders such as Bulimia, anorexia, and binging.
They believe that eating disorders could possibly come from a mix of family history, social factors, and personality traits. Anorexia Nervosa People who have anorexia nervosa have a potent fear of gaining weight; due to this fear, victims of this disorder limit their food intake. These limitations can cause you to become very, very thin and eventually become very sick. Anorexia affects the body and mind. You start off dieting and then things quickly spin out of control.
Anorexia, meaning without appetite according to Random History, is an eating disorder where one fears gaining weight, so one self-starves (Rust). Bulimia, the more advanced stage of anorexia, consists of a rapid consumption of food followed by purging attempts using laxatives, excessive exercise, and self-induced vomiting (Rust). Binge-eating, on the other hand, is when one periodically goes on a long binge but does not vomit afterwards (Rust). This eventually leads to obesity. Eating disorders may cause physical and emotional complications.
Eating disorders can lead you to have a negative or just a body image or in reverse body image can lead you to have an eating disorder. Eating disorders are really bad for your own health. Body image is something that many people suffer from. They are both huge health problems that most teenagers and young adults have nowadays. If you have an eating disorder that was caused because you didn't like the shape of your body for any reason.
Eating disorders are associated with an altered body image, displeasure with body weight, and unhealthy patterns of food consumption (Valentina, Markovic, Srdanovic & Mitrovic, 2010, 3). Anorexia is an eating disorder in which the individuals have lost more weight than what is considered healthy for their height and age. Their weight loss and food intake or what they lack in consumption is deliberate. They are extremely afraid of gaining weight and have specific methods for losing weight. These individuals workout excessively and usually go for the method of starvation, with a few purging tendencies.
Eating Disorders Eating disorders are among one of the worse disorder, it can cause physical harm to the body. The most common eating disorders are Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. Individuals with anorexia nervous are described of having a fear of being fat even with a low weight, including the BMI (Body Mass Index). Anorexia nervosa includes having a lack of appetite, it is hard for individuals to hide this disorder. The body shows significant sign of weight loss including brittle hair and nails due to the lack of vitamins and nutrition.
As a result, teens with anorexia restrict their food intake by dieting, fasting, or excessive exercise. Others with anorexia may start binge eating and purging — eating a lot of food and then trying to get rid of the calories by forcing themselves to vomit, using laxatives, or exercising excessively, or some combination of these, which also leads to bulimia. People with anorexia nervosa have true fears in gaining weight and what body size or shape category they fit in. As a result, these individuals with anorexia nervosa limit how much food they eat in different way such as; dieting, fasting, or exuberant exercise. This disorder can also lead to binge eating and purging, which means eating copious amounts of food at one sitting and then self-inducing their bodies to regurgitate the food.
Some can even compare it to drug abuse where food is the drug. Three main types of this disorder are Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa and Binge-Eating. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that makes people lose more weight than is considered healthy for their height or age. Anorexia isn’t really about food it is more of an unhealthy way to try to manage with emotional problems. Anorexia nervosa has one of the highest death rates of any mental health condition.
Furthermore, the feeling of deprivation which results when disliked food is consumed because the diet demands them, increases the stress hormones in the body, which in turn causes more hunger and thence, more weight gain. Food selection is troublesome for most people who plan to diet or actually on diet. Actually, rigorous selection of food is a fatal mistake that many perpetrate. People who decide on dieting usually fill in their homes with diet food which is a kind of seriousness to control the appetite and the intake. This is unhealthy practice as most of these kinds of food are overloaded with artificial additives yet they rarely taste good or feel satisfying.