How to Fight against Nervous Anorexia
The question that my children ask me, adamantly, watching TV, hard-pressed with full advertising of false messages that recommend hyper caloric food and drinks, all lay down in calm background spiced with the company of attractive and skinny models who follow a risk diet surrounded with handsome guys pumped with steroids, all muscles and no brain is "Mom would you buy for me?". Surely, all this contributes, not only to the increasing of our children obesity, influencing them to assume unhealthy eating habits, but also producing the eating disorders generating in our children a distorted and unhealthy image of the body beauty. Among many diseases caused by the eating disorders, the “Anorexia” today is in increasingly worried. What’s the “Anorexia”? It’s loss appetite; it’s the iron will to refuse the food. According to the statistics, the Anorexia is a disease that affect the female sex in 95% of the cases and is verified a genetic predisposition.The causes: The provoking factors can be: risk diet; a stress situation (the girl psychologically is a weak and uncertain person); parent’s separation; mourning in family; first sexual experiences; loss of self-esteem. It’s a basic importance also the pubertal change (sexual maturation) that often for the girl becomes a trauma. The symptoms: weight loss until 30% of her initial weight; fear to fatten also being skinny; interruption of the menstrual cycle from at least 3 months.