Eating Disorder: Warnings signs of eating disorder

Eating disorders generally arises due to continuous intake  of unhealthy food.The main types of eating disorders and their symptoms and behavior can be understood in detail.

Mainly there are 3 kinds of eating disorder:

Bulimia Nervosa: It occurs due to excessive overeating that results in purging or any other similar behavior.Bulimia Nervosa happens when one losses control over eating.

Anorexia Nervosa: People experience weight loss often due to extreme dieting or exercise practices.

Binge Eating Disorder: This is associated with excessive eating and eating out of control.

Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa:

People who develop Anorexia Nervosa  often have fear of gaining weight and thus they diet and exercise excessively.

-Startling weight loss.

-Refusal to eat such as fats and carbs.

-Avoiding the usual time for foods.

-Exercising excessively

-Making comments about being  fat.

-Experiencing problem of constipation and stomach pain.

-Preoccupation with food and counting calories.

Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa:

People with Bulimia Nervosa eat large amount of foods and that too out of control,followed by purging,fasting and exercising excessively to compensate the overeating.’

-Disappearance of large quantity of food in short time or finding lots of containers and food wrappers.

-Skip meals or avoid eating in front of others.

-Excessive Exercise.

-Purging activities such as trips to bathroom after meals or smell of vomiting.

-Wearing loose clothes to hide body.

-Use of gums,mouthwash and mints excessively

-Regular dieting.


Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder:

People suffering from Binge eating disorder generally eats a lot at first and later feel guilty ans shame about it.The behavior thus results in cycle because the more distressed they feel about bingeing the more they seem to do it.

-Hiding large amount of food in strange places.

-Skipping meals or not eating in front of others.

-Wearing loose clothes to hide body.

-Continuous dieting but still not loosing weight.

As binge eating results in obesity it can have serious health problems,if  goes untreated.

It is always better to recognize the signs ans symptoms of eating disorder,as they are really treatable initially and people can learn healthy eating habits and live healthier life ever.



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