Young Girls Dying To Be Skinny: Anorexia & Bulimia

22 Jan

In a fast world like today’s, we are facing too many environmental challenges. Problems like global warming have been a popularly discussed topic no matter where we go. There are more personal issues like health disorders. There are very few people who die naturally because of aging. We are constantly facing complex health hazards like strokes, cancer, tuberculosis, tumors, and other health issues.

With so much of awareness, there still continues to be a lot of subtle issues in health that show up all of a sudden and scare us. The need to stay trim and wanting to stay young has lead to complex issues that have been termed as anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

Anorexia and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders have been diagnosed with most youngsters in European and American countries. The ability to stay trim is rather an art than a blessing. People choose the easiest way to look fit and skinny.

Anorexia is an eating disorder where individuals starve to death or to simply starve their system, depriving their body of the essential nutrients. In simple words, it means not eating enough or rather choosing to starve in order to stay fit or appear trim. The body, when not given enough food, starts to feed on whatever is internally available to a stage where there is total depletion of vitamins and nutrients. This is a hazardous disorder that can lead to various complications like coma and is fatal in most cases. Read More….

Written By: Kadeine Washington
Source: Open Talk Magazine  12/12/2010 00:14:00

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