Eating Disorders : Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, And Binge Eating

1453 Words May 28th, 2016 6 Pages
In the United States of America 20 million women, and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life. There are three types of eating disorders, Anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating. Eating disorders can be life-threatening conditions that can affect a person’s physical health, and emotional. Something that serious has people wondering what exactly is causing these people to risk their health on it? One possibility would be social influences. Magazines, Celebrities, commercials, shows, and so much more play into the pressure for perfection. It may play the biggest role in teens who are looking for acceptance among their peers. We all see how the size 0, high end models are every girl 's dream to be. Things like the Victoria 's Secret fashion show, and magazine covers make young girls feel ashamed they don 't look the exact same. We see these unrealistic bodies everywhere we turn. High end fashion with beautiful skinny girls has everyone dreaming to be like them, have their life --more importantly though their bodies. Along with that “the media may assist them in feeling bigger than they already feel themselves to be. Body image is such an important role, in our self esteem, and self-identity. 1 in every 2 people with an eating disorder don 't need to lose weight at all, they are at a normal weight, but they view themselves as so much larger because we are comparing yourself to people at a unrealistic size. With these…
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