Men can get impotence which causes them to become impotent. Thyroid functions slow and your hair and nails become brittle. Also reduced body fat leads to lowered body temperature and it becomes hard to with stand cold weather. Anorexia is the most common form of an eating disorder. Another eating disorder is binge eating or also called bulimia.
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.
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.
Individuals that suffer from Anorexia Nervosa are over critical of self-image and they feel like their weight is a measure of their self worth. (Schullherr, Eating Disorders For Dummies) These individuals often deny that they are too thin. In females, they will quit h... ... middle of paper ... ...t) In closing, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa both have severe repercussions on the affected individual’s health and psychological well being. These two eating disorders not only affect their physical health, but also have severe, long-term psychological effects. If individuals that are suffering from either eating disorder go without treatment, the disease can become detrimental to their health.
During periods of binge eating one begins to experience a lack of control over their eating. After consuming large meals he or she experiences shame and guilt. Binge eating is very dangerous and threatening to one's health. Often times binge eating is left untreated. Binge eating disorder has been proven to leave long term physical and emotional consequences including diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity.
Some Anorexics will spend several hours a day doing exercise to burn the calories that they have eaten throughout the day. In most cases anorexics eat less than they should and count every calorie. Bulimia Nervosa is a similar eating disorder, although some of the actions are different. People with bulimia will eat large amounts of food and then they will do whatever it takes to rid their bodies of all the food they just ate (Bulimia Nervosa). They will use laxatives as well as vomit or do excessive exercise.
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.
An eating disorder is an extreme expression of emotion, distress, or inner problems. An eating disorder can be compared to drug use or self mutilation as a way to relieve pain or stress. Food or the denial of food becomes the drug of choice and is used to numb painful feelings. There are three main types of eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder, also known as compulsive eating disorder. Anorexia Nervosa is an extremely abnormal fear of gaining weight, a distorted self image, a refusal to eat and severe weight loss.
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.
Therefore, there are probably several occasions on which we eat more than we should. In order for a person to be diagnosed with a (BED), they would have to experience episodes of ("Binge Eating"). that “occur, on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months Wonderlich et al. (2003). 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.