Eating Disorders Are Not Strict Diets

925 Words Oct 21st, 2014 4 Pages
What if every morning you experienced an unbearable amount of depression over the size and shape of your body? Would you be able to get up without struggling to leave your bed, or would you cover your face with a pillow when your alarm went off? Everyday millions of teens and adults hesitate to walk into the bathroom because they’re scared to see themselves in the mirror. Every day they dread facing the mirror in horror that the voices of negativity in their head will become stronger and greater. Most of these people can’t remember the last time they have eaten a normal meal without running to the bathroom or twirling it around on their plate. People with these types of disorders often experience their weight determining not only their mood but how they will consume their food. Eating disorders are not strict diets. Eating disorders are illnesses with exceptionally high health hazards. Eating disorders are seen mostly in teens and adults across the world in junior high, high school, or college campuses. There are three different types of eating disorders that include anorexia nervosa, binge eating, and bulimia nervosa.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder of inadequate food intake that leads to an extreme amount of weight loss. There are many people who experience these types of eating disorders, but research shows that 90% to 95% of these people are adolescent girls and women. People with this type of eating disorder often have an intense fear of gaining weight. They also…

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