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How to Treat the Different Types of Eating Disorder

Many people related the eating disorder with people that are super thin and will do anything to ensure that they stay that way. There is however so much more to the eating disorders, some that affect the person behaviors with food alone and others with the obsessive thinness drive. There is also a difference between the feeding and the eating disorder, with the feeding disorders beginning earlier in life.

There is no better place to start than the Pica eating disorder, that is mainly characterized by the easting of things like the clay, hair, dirt, paper, and paste, things that are non-food or non-nutritive. The person is capable of eating other foods outside the behavior, last at least a month and is severe to need medical attention and is common among people with other development or psychological disorder. The second one is the rumination eating disorder that is mainly characterized by the repeat regurgitation of partially digested food that is either spit out, re-swallowed or re-chewed and this goes on for more than a month and onset can be any life stage. Many patients will avoid eating in public to avoid this behavior, lose weight for the same and when the medical conditions like the pyloric stenosis and the GERD are ruled it then they may be having this disorder. Behavioral therapy is one of the very common treatment options.

The Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is the one that is characterizes by the person avoiding some foods. The person usually avoids the foods for fear things like an allergy of the food itself and not the weight gains and is mainly demonstrated in early childhood, which can result to nutritional deficiency, weight loss, and improper growth. The Anorexia Nervosa, which is characterized by the definite caloric intake restriction resulting to weight loss is one of the most common eating disorder. These people have the intense fear of gaining weight and may restrict caloric foods intake alone or purge and also do being eating, they are obsessed with cooking and recipes even when they don’t eat and have distorted sense of their weight and appearance. Bulimia Nervosa is another eating disorder that is often characterized by the binge eating episodes or large food quantities consumptions at a go, and recurrent compensatory behaviors to prevent weight gain. The individual usually try to hide this and can go on for a long time, they usually have normal weight and therefore can go untreated for a long time.

There is then the Binge Eating Disorder us mainly characterized by the compulsive overeating and most people will have a history of dieting, they recognize that they eat emotionally but cannot control it. The last one is the Eating Disorder NOS, where the individual has eating disorder symptoms causes significant functioning impairments and is viewed as a disorder by the peoples or other people. They involve Atypical Anorexia Nervosa where that behaviorally meet the criteria but are not underweight, Binge Eating Disorder or Bulimia Nervosa occurring for a shorter time or less frequent than required for the professional to make formal diagnosis, purging without the compensatory behaviors and Night Eating Syndrome which is the binge eating at night alone when they wake.

If you see such systems then you should, get medical attention and quick.

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