The Dangers Of Eating Disorders In Women

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Eating Disorder is a psychological disease when a person, male or female (mostly females) reduces the amount of food significantly by starving themselves. Women dream about being a beautiful model because they see gorgeous women on commercials, billboards, movies and even in magazines that are thin, pretty, and beautiful. The women look at themselves in the mirror and say to themselves “I want to be like the models in the commercials, magazines & movies.” When a woman with low self-esteem looks in the mirror they become obsessive to look that like woman in the magazine or on commercial/ movie. Teenagers are having more of a threat feeling towards these beautiful models than adults because the teenagers are young and naive and as they grow and become older they want to look like the models. The most problems teenagers deal with are weight,…show more content…
What these teenagers don’t realize is that every woman is beautiful inside and out. Everyone is born different it is the inner you that brings out the best and reflects a beautiful women on the outside. An eating disorder is a serious health issue among women in today’s society. “…10 million Americans report symptoms of an eating disorder anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, according to the National Association of Eating Disorders (Novotney).” Millions of people struggle with eating disorders every year. Eating disorders like anorexia has unpleasant side physical side effects such as constipation, fatigue, weight loss, yellowing of the teeth, fluid retention, salivary glands, sore throat and vomiting. There was a case study on eating disorders by Patterson on new eating disorders in adolescence. He took sample of students aging between 14-15 years of age from 44 secondary schools in the state of Victoria, Australia. Patterson was measuring the

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