Eating Disorder

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Eating disorders or (EDs) is a disease of self-starvation or abnormal eating habits which is destructive to the human body. It can affect anyone, male or female, from childhood to adulthood but are commonly known to start amongst teenagers or young adults which can last either months or years. It depends on the individual and the reason why he or she started in the first place.

Males do suffer from this disease even though the media portrays women as the main sex of the ones suffering from this disorder. While females have more frequent occurrences of eating disorder, and would be easily diagnosed, men would be less likely to be treated as a person suffering from eating disorder.

There are many reasons why this disease is triggered in an individual, however, the main understanding is that it is characterized by a great concern about food intake which is accompanied by efforts to control body weight and shape, as well as abnormal eating behaviors