By hearing the name of eating disorders, most people think about a disease related to foods. But, it is not the fact. This disease is not all about foods, actually abnormal consumption of food is a symptom. It has been noticed that this disease can affect at any age of a person, even at the age of 4. Though usually the girls from rich families get affected by this disease, but now both boys and girls are getting affected by it.
There are different medical names of eating disorder like Orthorexia nervosa, Binge eating, Bulimia nervosa and Anorexia nervosa. As per the doctors, some of the patients think that they are over weighted and that’s why they start thinking food as their great enemy. As a result, along with physical suffering the patients of eating disorders start suffering mentally. On the other hand, the patients of Bulimia Eating Disorder possess uncontrolled bursts of overeating and over compensatory behavior, such as crash dieting. On the other side, the patients of anorexia eating disorder engage themselves in deliberate weight loss which is driven by a fear of distorted body image.
No matter whichever category of eating disorder patient one is, modern medical sciences have treatments for him/her. There are several medical centers which cordially welcome people for providing eating disorder counseling. The talk therapy and other psychological therapies provided by them are really beneficial for the patients. They also suggest the appropriate eating disorders treatments which will be perfectly suited for the patient.
So, if one of your near-dear ones is suffering from eating disorders then without any delay attain a counseling session. Remember, earlier treatment is the best way to treat a patient in the smartest as well as faster way.