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.
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.
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.
Those with low self-esteem, who have struggled with weight in the past, and the ones bullied about their weight are the most vulnerable. There are some certain activities binge eaters will engage in, like... ... middle of paper ... ...amily relations are most likely to reach recovery. Doctors also try to refocus the patient’s attention from diets and food restrictions. Due to the fact that dieting is also one of the big causes of eating disorders, doctors will steer patients in other directions. The mind tends to be weak when it comes to measuring oneself.
This disorder is usually done when an individual feels fat but cannot over become their bad eating habits. Bulimia is commonly found in most young adults today. “ Most bulimics are females in their teens or early twenty’s” (Tran 2). But, unfortunately most parents don’t realize that their child has this disorder until it is out of control. “ Because bulimia results from an excessive concern with weight control and self-image, and is often accompanied by depression, it also considered a psychiatric illness” (1).
Eating disorders can very well change a person's life and affect people around him or her. People engaged in these eating disorders are mostly referred to as victims, because of horrible and dangerous effects of these diseases. Eating disorders are very serious; sometimes life threatening illnesses can occur. There are three different common eating disorders: bulimia, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating. There are also two that are not as common disorders recognized by most of the people today; they are anorexia, pica, and bulimia in combination.
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.
When someone has binged, the individual often notices that they start to gain weight and they go to the extremes to lose the weight that they have put on by eating. Stress can also cause anorexia by anxiety. Often times, when an individual has anxiety, they lose their appetite and can starve for days. In conclusion, factors that can lead to eating disorders are sociological, psychological, and genetics can cause a disturbance in a person’s eating behavior. Not only women, but men as well are victims of eating disorders and they are all highly at risk.
Eating too few calories or carbohydrates can increase stress because both are necessary for proper brain function and the production of feel-good chemicals, such as serotonin. Which means that dieting causes one to become depressed which can eventually lead to an eating disorder called anorexia. Anorexia is an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. This disease is caused by a person’s mentality that they need to diet by eating less, and eventually, this becomes a habit and it becomes extreme dieting. The National Eating Disorders Association reports that 35% of “normal dieters” progress to pathological dieting and that 20-25% of those individuals develop eating disorders.
Also present, is an intense fer of gaining weight or becoming fat (Waller, Quinton, & Watson 127). People of this disorder say they "feel fat" even though they are obviously underweight or even emaciated. They become preoccupied with their body size and are usually dissatisfied with some feature of their physical apperarance (Bronwell & Foreyt 322). Weight loss is accomplished by a reduction of food intake. Self- induced vomiting or use of laxatives or diuretics are also common methods used to achieve weight loss.