The Effects Of Anorexia On Eating Disorder

944 WordsMay 5, 20164 Pages
Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder that causes people to eat large amounts of food at one time, then they rid their body of the excess calories by purging. They do this in many ways such as the misuse of laxatives and self-induced vomiting. Bulimia usually occurs because the person feels as if they lost control of themselves while eating. They force themselves to rid of the extra calories because it makes them feel as if they have regained control of themselves. Bulimia has many different causes such as low self-esteem, and emotional problems. This disorder has many different risk factors such as anxiety, impulsivity, and anorexia. Bulimia has plenty of complications such as irregular heartbeats, low blood potassium, heart failure and death. There has been plenty of research done on this behavioral disorder to show that the effects of bulimia can be very crucial if not treated as soon as possible. The symptoms of Bulimia can cause people to change their behavior, this essay will discuss how the more vibrant symptoms such as low self-esteem, depression, fear, and disorders can cause the behavior to change. One of the first things that can cause someone to become bulimic is them having low-self-esteem which means that the person feels bad about them self and puts little values on their opinions and ideas. They get low self-esteem because they are not happy with the way they look or their body image. When they begin to have low self-esteem they binge because they want to
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