Why is it that women live obsessed with weight loss? What happens to us that we are never satisfied with what they weigh or how we look? This constant search for the perfect figure silhouette and make us find a thousand ways to reduce our weight on the scale and seeing the numbers that ideally should appear here!
We see fashion shows, to Holly wood stars and other famous women who look slim and spectacular and we want to look alike. Gradually over time, fashion and film we have created beauty standards to which all women aspire to reach. These standards are primarily based on the female body thinness and stylized silhouette which does well any dress or clothing worn on top.
But this obsession with weight loss has also led many girls to serious problems, such as anorexia and bulimia. The desire to see us fixing thin and make this goal often lose perspective and put at risk our health and even our lives. Young people are not aware that they stop eating is not the solution to lose weight and do not take into account that the body needs nutrients to function as a car needs gasoline to walk. If we do not provide the body with the nutrients it needs, anger slowly malfunctioning until one day collapses and stops.
Anorexia is a disease that mostly affects women, but men can also suffer. It usually begins when at the age of adolescence, when girls or boys are conscious of their appearance and how they look. Some signs that can give us the alarm that a person has anorexia are:
Weight loss due to the complete and absolute exclusion of foods that can fatten and excessive exercise. Use of laxatives and diuretics and induce vomiting to return the food ingested.
Extreme fear of gaining weight with alarming concern over the appearance of the body
Longer any interest to maintain a social life, going out with friends or attending meetings.
Constant tiredness, feeling cold, constipation and stomach pain are some of the symptoms that the person suffers because of the deprivation of nutrients that your body undergoes.
People suffering from this disease are always looking for ideal weight, not realizing that his ideal is far below what the recommended healthy weight and they should have. Losing weight this way can cause very serious problems between them is very common among women, have hormonal imbalances that lead them to stop having menstrual periods.
The causes of this disease are unknown, although it is possible that genetic factors combined with the social environment play an important role in the onset of the disease.
Severe Anorexia can lead a person to be sick for life or even die. Extended periods of poor nutrition can cause osteoporosis, damage to the heart, liver, kidneys and brain. It also prevents the growth of young people and causes difficulty in the ability to concentrate. People suffering from anorexia also experience mostly, mental disorders such as depression, which makes the risk of suicide is very high.
The look good and feel comfortable with your body is important. It should be clear that the weight loss is important as long as you have excess of it and this affecting our health. And to lose weight, it is best to eat a balanced diet that provides the body with all the nutrients it needs to function well, not completely deprive him of food. It is important not to lose perspective and our goal, feeling good and healthy and accept ourselves as we are. We should not be influenced by external factors lead us to do things that threaten our physical and emotional.