Something You Need To Know About Anorexia

The global obsession in being thin has been rapidly increasing over the years especially among teens. Beyond being a fad extreme dieting may be cause of anorexia nervosa, an eating and psychological disorder that has afflicted millions and has already killed thousands.

Starving is one of the main symptoms of anorexia. People who suffered from this develops a phobia in being overweight and even if they are already in the border of being skinny they still see themselves as fat. What was at first a simple way to lose weight will in turn develop into an obsession. Losing more weight by avoiding food is the person’s way of being in control of their body and this will be an ongoing process for them, a sort of addiction that they will find hard to overcome.

Having anorexia is a battle that can be beaten with the right help. Therapy is needed and immediate weight gain is the first line of treatment. So if you are suffering from anorexia or you know people who do, start seeking help and act now.

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