Fear of gaining weight or becoming overweight is ordinarily seen in those with anorexia and bulimia. A person with bulimia nervosa typically eats a substantial amount of food in a particularly short amount of time and then disposes of it. Standard ways for bulimics to eliminate food are vomiting and ingesting laxative pills. Binge eating is extremely similar to bulimia, except with binge eating, the food is not eradicated. Customarily, binge eaters have episodes where they stuff themselves full of food to the point of being uncomfortably full, as they cannot seem to control their intake of food.
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.
One study found that constant articles such as “28 Flat Bely Tricks!” and “Sli... ... middle of paper ... ...rder.” This depression could eventually lead to more health problems in the body. What Bulimia Is Many teens carry out acts that fit the characteristic of someone that has Bulimia Nervosa. Bulimia is an eating disorder common to many older teens, especially women, who want to lose weight for a skinnier image. Web MD categorizes bulimia as a common eating disorder in which the person does something called purging, or getting rid of their food by vomiting. (WebMD, ”Bulimia Nervosa Health Care”).
The most heard of one is anorexia nervosa but the two other ones are orthorexia nervosa and binge eating. Anorexia is starving yourself or the fear of becoming fat. Some signs that a person might be anorexic are the person becomes very thin or loses an insane amount of weight very quickly. The person might become obsessed with eating, food, and weight control which may make them with draw from social activities that involve food. The person only eats certain foods and exercises excessively which may cause them to “water load” when they go to the doctors or any other place where they may be weighed.
Binge eating disorder has been known to become a severe disorder along with anorexia and bulimia. A person will have episodes of excessive eating within on sitting most every two hours, lack of self control is the best way to describe the involuntary actions. The individuals are aware of the harm they are doing to the body and often feels very guilty and depressed. More than likely binge eating disorder with result in obesity and other health condition associated with being over weight. In this paper I will discuss the may article associated with this disorder occupied with the notes and texts learn in this class.
Some signs of developing obesity or bulimia are eating until you are full, eating lots of high calorie foods, feeling bad about yourself after you “binge”, feeling ashamed about eating too much, secretly eating (hiding), swollen salivary glands, dependent on diet pills, dental problems, broken blood vessels in your eyes from throwing up, feeling futile and having a low self- esteem, depression, life changing events, family problems, peer problems, and bullying. Obesity can lead to stress, mental issues, strokes, and other forms of cancer. There is a cure for bulimia and Obesity if you cut down on the calories and start exercising better, start a weight- management program, change eating habits, plan meals, control portions, increase physical activity, eat good foods at school, eat meals as a family, don’t eat as a reward, limit s... ... middle of paper ... ...ans are obese and overweight!! But most of the time all of the eating disorders affect young girls and woman. Only about 5-10% of males are bulimic and have eating disorders.
Binge eating is an old problem, whose frequency is on the rise thanks to our culture's obsession with being thin, which is in direct conflict to our love of high-fat junk food. . What Causes Binge Eating Disorder Binge-eating disorder is probably the most common illness faced by those struggling with eating disorders. Binge eating disorder probably affects 2% of all adults (Web MD, 2011). The exact causes of this illness are still unknown.
There is also Bulimia Nervosa, which is when a person eats a large amount of food and then binges or purges after to get rid of the food they just put into the body. Lastly there is the Binge eating disorder. This disorder is when a person keeps a secret from everyone of their excessive eating. “Women make up more than 90 percent of people with these eating disorders” (www.4woman.gov 1).“However, young women are most vulnerable, particularly between the ages 15-25 years” (www.edauk.com 1). Women are more likely to be anorexic, because they always see other women with thin bodies and feel pressured to want to be like them.
Then there is purging, this happens after bingeing and it is a means of getting rid of the food by vomiting or using laxatives. Anorexia Nervosa is a disorder in which preoccupation with dieting and thinness leads to excessive weight loss. Anorexics have an intense fear of fat. (American Anorexia Bulimia Association, INC). People with anorexia, whom doctors sometimes call anorectics, severely limit their food intake.
Eat to live – don’t live to eat (or not to). This is very hard for a person with an eating disorder to understand since food is their tool for handling the stress and anxiety in their lives. Eating disorders affect millions of Americans each year (Eating Disorders 1). The most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Compulsive Overeating. These disorders are serious, and, when taken to extremes, can be life threatening as well.