Have you heard about eating disorders? Bulimia nervosa? Many people have heard but do not really know what it is about. Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is affecting our society deeply within the past years. People especially women have this disease that consists of eating large amounts of food and then purging or vomiting it. This causes a drastic quick weight loss. These people have a feeling of guilt after eating so they self-induce vomiting. Sometimes diet pills and too much exercise are involved. Then it becomes a vicious cycle with anxious feelings, temptation and an out of control dieting. According to some statistics, 50% of people suffering from bulimia recover, while 20% continue to be bulimic and 30% show some improvement.
The video below is a great example of the consequences of what bulimia nervosa can do to yourself. It is really important that if you think you have a problem search for help and support. This is a disease; you cannot resolve it by yourself. This must be done before it's too late. We must raise awareness and not get carried away by appearances or what magazines, TV shows and media present. Sometimes being comfortable in your own skin is the best way to feel happy about your body. There are some websites that support this conduct and other eating disorders. What do you think about this? Do you believe present day society is thinking correctly? Aren't our health and welfare the primordial thing it should be concerned about?