Eating Disorders And Bulimia Nervosa

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Eating disorder are very serious, it affects many teens over the past years. A person with an eating disorder tend to have a series of signs and symptoms; anorexia, bulimia and binging. Anorexia also known as “Anorexia Nervosa” or self-starvation, this type of disorder is extremely common in teens; women and men. This type of disorder causes people to be more concerned in what they are eating and how much of it. Anorexia in people tend to change the way you look; for example, thinning of the bones, brittle hair and nails, low blood sugar, body temperature is lowered whereas the person constantly feel cold. Your weight gain begins to become an obsession whereas the person works out constantly. Anorexia may also lead to death or other medical complications. Bulimia, is another eating disorder that is followed by binge eating and possibly purging. Teens struggling with bulimia have a constant battle between losing weight and or to stay extremely thin. When binging is present many teens tend to work out excessively after eating uncontrollably. Bulimia …show more content…
Before actually looking into this topic, anorexia, bulimia and BED are completely different, so differently that not many people think it could not be a disorder. They could just think of it as a small phase a person is going through. But it 's not like that. A person with an eating disorder may focus excessively on their weight and shape, leading them to make unhealthy choices about food and potentially damaging vital organs. Eating disorders are life threatening, resulting in death. They can also cause psychological distress and major physical complications. Treatment should be taken action as quickly as possible, focusing upon the immediate distress experienced by the individual, and to help the patient and family become powerful enough to overcome the eating

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