Persuasive Essay Eating Disorders

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“You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you will not discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself “ (Geneen, 84) If people keep “banging” their heads and not trying to seek help with whatever is wrong, then no one will know what to do to make their situation better. Eating disorders are like this quote. Many people struggle with an eating disorder, but they will not find the help, or they do not know they have an eating disorder. In today’s culture many people are really busy and sometimes too busy to see all these things that are going on in the world today. The government should pass legislation that would fund research and training to help people with eating disorders because they are the deadliest of all mental illnesses, only a few people get the help they really need, many different people need to be better …show more content…
It is said that “10-20% of people with Anorexia nervosa die.” (HDC) People need to know that this is a bad disease and it is crucial to people’s health.
People with this disorder die because they be depressed and they cannot take the depression state they are in, so they will commit suicide. “Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the criteria for depression.” (American Journal) 50% of people with an eating disorder is half of 30 million people! People die because their body shuts down because the person is not taking the proper care of his/her body. If the people with the disorder got the proper help they needed then their body would not shut down as fast. They will have a better chance of

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