Eating disorder is one of the most common psychological and biological disorder that women witness. Teenagers are more prone to eating disorders, however it does not limit to teenagers only, women in their 20’s and 30’s also suffer from eating disorder. Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa are the two common eating disorder that women experience, leading to Amenorrhea (irregular menstrual cycle), Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiac problems, Abdominal Pain….trust me list is endless and could be fatal to health
Millions of girls and women suffer from eating disorder, even men are suffering from eating disorder since long. Girls especially want the “PERFECT FIGURE” and hence avoid eating to ensure that they remain slim, resulting in starving their body. The main cause of eating disorder is not known but it, the lifestyle these days has made it more of a psychological disorder. But people fail to understand that if they don’t love their body and accept their body shape as it is, and then working over it to shape it, they will fall victim of eating disorders. Parents and guardians play a very important role in making their wards realize about eating habits.
Tips and Treatment for Eating Disorder
1. Love Your Body
Understand you body, take your height and weight into consideration, as one needs to have his body weight in proportion to their height. Accept you body as it is, avoid negative thoughts for your body.
2. Be Informed
Learn about anorexia and bulimia, this will clear you doubts on eating disorder.
3. Medical Assistance
Seek advice of a nutritionist if you love your body, proper medical care help you take a balanced diet and also monitor your eating habits.
4. Do Not Compare
Do not ever compare yourself to those super models and movie stars, remember even Milan (Fashion Capital of World) has banned Anorexic Models, and movie stars have their own nutritionist who takes care of their diet. You can also take help of nutritionist to design a diet plan for yourself
5. Yoga & Mediation
Practicing Yoga helps to keep body in shape, Power Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga, can help you lose weight and maintain blood flow in your body.
Hope people understand the value of their body and learn to love it…now go grab some food and enjoy Bon Appétit 🙂