Imformative Speech

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Title: Anorexia Nervosa Speaker: Berenice, Gutierrez Specific Purpose: To informed the audience on what is anorexia nervosa. Thesis Statement: Today I’m here to inform you on what it is Anorexia Nervosa. Introduction I. Attention-getter: Is only human to wish you look different hoping you can fix something about yourself. But when the preoccupation of being thin takes over your eating habits, thoughts and life then you should start to think that the is a sign of an eating disorder. When you have Anorexia the desire to lose weight is higher and more important than anything else. You may even lose sight of what you really look like, in front of the mirror your self-image is distorted and all you can see is a fat person it doesn’t…show more content…
III. Thematic Statement: Anorexia has the highest death rate of any mental illness. Between 5% and 20% of people who develop the disease eventually dies from it. IV. Preview: Today I will informed you on 3 important facts of anorexia 1. What is anorexia? 2. What causes anorexia and the symptoms? 3. The effects of anorexia Transition: Let us begin what is anorexia nervosa? BODY 1. Anorexia Nervosa is a complex eating disorder with three key features: a. refusal to maintain a healthy body weight b. an intense fear of gaining weight c. a distorted body image Anorexia Nervosa, means "loss of appetite" in Latin. It could be a potentially fatal mental disease. One out of ten cases leads to a patient’s death. People suffering from anorexia consume only very small quantities of food, which leads to starvation. Eventually they become dangerously thin -- yet still perceive themselves as overweight. Frequently people with anorexia become so undernourished that they have to be hospitalized. Even then they deny that anything is wrong with them. Anorexia usually develops during puberty. Nine out of 10 people with anorexia are female and one in every 100 U.S. women is anorexic. A person can be considered anorexic when their weight drops below 15% of normal. There are two subtypes of anorexia: One type is linked to a different type of eating disorder called bulimia, in which

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