Eating disorders are serious behavior problems. Eating disorder is a intricated compulsion to eat, or not eat, in a way which disturbs physical and mental health. Eating disorders are not a symptoms which a person has a problem with food, pretty eating disorders are actually only the signs of underlying problems in his life. Eating disorders can cause heart and kidney problems and even death.
Many types eating disorder include anorexia nervosa, in which you become too thin, but you don't eat enough as you think you are fat. An approximated 0.5 to 3.7 percent of females suffer from anorexia nervosa in their lifetime. Anorexics regards themselves to be fat, no matter what their true weight is. Usually anorexics do not acknowledge they are underweight and can still "feel fat" at 80 lbs.
Anorexics usually strive for perfection. They fix very high standards for themselves and feel they always have to prove their competency. Bulimia nervosa, involving periods of overeating followed by purging, betimes through self-induced vomiting or taking laxatives. Bulimics often have "binge food," which is the food they customarily eat during binges (high-carb, high fat, foods).
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa include incongruous compensatory behaviors both occur, on average, at least twice a week for 3 months. Self-evaluation is excessively affected by body shape and weight. Binge-eating, which is out-of-control eating. People having this latterly recognized disorder have frequent episodes of compulsive overeating, but unlike those with bulimia, they do not purge their bodies of food.
During these food binges, they normally eat alone and very frequently, despite of whether they feel hungry or full. This is known as emotional eating, which is a coping mechanism for stress, depression, anxiety, anger, and several other negative emotions. Eating disorders can be cured and a healthy weight restored.
Treatment of anorexia for a positive program which involves three main stages. First is reinstating weight lost to heavy dieting and purging. Second is medicating psychological insaneness such as distortion of body image, low self-esteem, and interpersonal conflicts; and third is achieving long-term remission and rehabilitation, or full recovery. Use of psychotropic treatment in people with anorexia should be deliberated only after weight gain has been established.