What do us Bulimia?
Bulimia, eating disorder caused by anxiety and a preoccupation with body weight and physical appearance.
Bulimia is a disease of diverse causes (psychological and somatic), which causes disruption in food intake with periods of compulsion to eat, other abusive diet, associated with vomiting and intake of various drugs (laxatives and diuretics).
This disease occursmore in women than in men, and they usually do in adolescence and lasts for many more years.
People suffering from Bulimia, have low self-esteem and feel guilty about eating too much, often induced vomiting, laxatives, eat and do fasts, because of this, show sharp swings in body weight.
Bulimic behavior is observed in patients with anorexia nervosa or people whoperform exaggerated dieting, bulimia but notexaggerated weight loss occurs.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS AND PROFILE OF PERSONSSUFFERING FROM BULIMIA?
Symptoms of bulimia include recurrent episodes ever:
It begins with diets to improve physical appearance.
The desire to eat sweet foods and fatty foods is strong.
Feelings of anger, fatigue, anxiety, loneliness or boredom caused the emergence of compulsive eating.
After a fit feels greatguilt or test different methods to eliminate the ingested (induced vomiting, laxatives, etc..).
Anxiety or compulsion to eat.
Drug abuse laxatives and diuretics.
Monitoring of various diets.
Weight increase and sharp declines.
Increased dental caries.
The habit takes root.
The most common personality profile is that of a teenager responsible,excellent performance in school (eg, standard-bearer,bright), with great command of language, what would be called "a son / a copy." Eating behavior is often capricious and tyrannical.
His character changes with respect to food and increases irritability.
WHAT IS THE CURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF BULIMIA?
Bulimia treatment generally consists of:
Individual, group and / or family.
You must establish a plan to continue under supervision of a therapist. (this will lay the groundwork for the successful completion of treatment):
1. Willingness to bring a treatment regimen.
2. discipline in the diets, and hospitalization if necessary.
3. weight control intended goals.
4. make a normal social life.
5. regularly in individual and family consultations.
7. strengthen the personality.
8. confidence in the family.
9. trust with their therapist
WHAT DO US ANOREXIA?
Anorexia, loss of appetite, to have a rapid weight loss by restricting food intake, especially high calorific value, with or without the use of laxatives or diuretics. Be distinguished from specific psychological disorder known as anorexia nervosa, and relativelylow intake of food, the latter is not dangerous to health when the diet is varied and body weight is maintained, and should not be viewed as a disorder requiring medical treatment.
People with anorexia have a distorted body image (feel fat, even when they have a state of extreme thinness.).
Anorexia nervosa is a severe impairment of eating behavior characterized by a refusal tomaintain body weight in the normal thresholds, intense fear of gaining weight and altered body perception.
Usually weight loss is achieved by a reduction in total food intake. While anorexics begin by excluding from your diet all foods high in calories, most recently with a very restricted diet, limited to a few foods, often accompanied by excessive exercise.
In anorexia nervosa can distinguish somesubtypes: Restrictive, describing pictures clones in which the weight loss achieved with diet or strenuous exercise, in which patients with anorexia nervosa do not resort to binge eating or purging, while another type is the compulsive purgatory used to identify the individual who regularly engaged in binge eating or purging, some have not but resort to binge purge even after eating small amounts...
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