Compare And Contrast Anorexia And Bulimia

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Anorexia Versus Bulimia Anorexia and Bulimia are both eating disorders that are common among both men and woman. Anorexia is an eating disorder that affects women all over the world. Seeing yourself as twice the size you are, as well as common social pressure are the main causes for this disorder. Woman will consume fewer than 1,000 calories a day while excessively exercising to lose the nonexistent weight they are viewing in the mirror. Anorexia not only affects woman, but it can affect children and men as well. Bulimia, on the other hand, is affiliated with the term “binge eating”, which is eating way past a point that could even be considered normal. This eating disorder affects 3.5% of woman and 2% of men in America. Bulimia doesn’t usually occur in young teens but is actually most common in the early twenties. People with this eating disorder indulge in thousands of calories and then purge due to fear of weight gain.
These disorders both cause long-term health issues. People with anorexia are usually at an unhealthy weight verses people with bulimia stay at a normal weight and can sometimes be overweight. Bulimia
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The common factors that led up to the deaths are the long-term effects associated with these illnesses. People will die of heart failure, organ failure. Malnutrition, or suicide but the doctors don’t state that it was resulted from an eating disorder. These illnesses are the most uncommonly spoke of. Women and men are half the time to embarrassed to say anything about it. What may seem not that bad each day is actually decreasing your lifespan significantly. With society’s pressure on people to look thin in this generation, especially on woman, most are finding it easiest to inhabit these disorders instead of remaining normal exercise and a well balanced diet, but what people don’t know is that being a size 2 isn’t worth a shorter

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