Basically this disease affects teenage girls, less vulnerable to anorexia nervosa boys.It manifested in the form of anorexia nervosa obsessive, unreasonable fear to get better because of which there is a sharp rejection of food, adequate perception of his broken body.The patient seems to be that he is too full, always want to lose weight and get rid of the apparent extra kilos, fear of gaining extra weight is stronger than hunger.
How to distinguish a person suffering from anorexia nervosa?
- constant goal to reduce weight
When when the "ideal weight" does not give the desired sensation (feeling of satisfaction, acceptance or self-esteem), and often there is a new fear to recover again under normal eating, the patient continues to limit their power toorder to achieve new results in weight loss.
- refusal of food
person can give up eating openly or covertly.Most anorexic refuses to eat saying that already somewhere ate recently and does not want to.
- tireless in excessive exercise
In the initial stage of the disease, patients with anorexia pace yourself Strenuous exercise, try to constantly be on the move, trying to be as physically active.Often the obsessive desire to lose weight and move, move and lose weight is accompanied by insomnia, and workaholism.With the development of illness physical activity is greatly reduced, the patient weakens, it becomes listless.
- Ignoring the obvious physical signs of illness
Patients conceal not only the rejection of the meals, but also a sense of lethargy, weakness, chills.
These are not pleasant, as well as the constant feeling of hunger greatly affect the patient, leaving the human mind growing concerns food and dissatisfaction with their weight.
- refusal to acknowledge that there is a problem
Anorexia patients, even bringing yourself up to extreme exhaustion, can not admit that they are ill, do not want to see things as they are.
If you find your child or friend similar symptoms, you must convince him to see a specialist.Explain the consequences of this severe disease.Show images of patients with anorexia.Explain how it is detrimental to the health and appearance of a person.The main thing - do not ignore the problem, as the consequences of the advanced stage of the disease, are often not reversible.