The meaning of the saying "beauty — terrible force" sounded different when the beauty standards of the late twentieth century were disastrous for thousands of young girls. These diseases are called disease models. Because thanks to them the world first heard about the disease anorexia and bulimia.

What is anorexia and bulimia? Anorexia is food refusal. Suffering from this disease initially try to ignore the feeling of hunger, later it disappears altogether. Complete abstinence from food leads to a depletion of the body and unnatural thinness. Bulimia{!LANG-79b488bb0328722739a69323a531c868!}

The first victim of bulimia is the well-known model of the 70-ies of Twiggy. This girl shaped the ideal of modern beauty, the limiting figure is 90-60-90.{!LANG-ea370dea37b7a5440dec8d50f82d1bfb!}

Anorexia and bulimia were officially recognized as a disease of the XXI century.{!LANG-75ae085495a1c035a81665407148a393!}

The fashion for unnatural, children's standards, which promotes contemporary culture, forcing thousands of girls to fall in panic because of the fear of excess weight.{!LANG-ca8c0c255653ebe94d2304ee89f815e9!}

{!LANG-a235bc41b3dbf6d1afeae0ad12187496!}can leak for years without visible signs. And therefore to recognize the disease on time is sometimes almost impossible.

Prerequisites for the development of diseases of anorexia and bulimia can become not only imposed on the blue screen and glossy magazines ideals of beauty, dissatisfaction with their figure can develop due to constant comments about weight.{!LANG-f62199020e079ede4814327ce1d2befd!}


Mania weight loss and refusal to eat lead to a number of violations in the systems of the body. Problems in the endocrine system, slowing the heartbeat, lowering blood pressure, constant mood swings, dehydration, digestion disorders, disorders of the nervous activity — is not a complete list of consequences that result from anorexia and bulimia. If left untreated, the girl may well expect fatal. The cause of death can be not only exhaustion and a heart attack, lack the necessary body elements. Sometimes it happens that, unable to accept their own appearance, the victim of the diseases of anorexia and bulimia commits suicide.

For patients diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia food is no longer a source of pleasure.{!LANG-ca96a36c473f66e4b9f53809a0324f0b!}

To recover from the diseases of anorexia and bulimia by yourself is almost impossible. Such patients requires immediate help of a psychiatrist or psychotherapist,{!LANG-37eb5433ec226bd0de072c24ad4e7a9a!}