Anorexia Athletica

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Anorexia Athletica

*Anorexia Athletica*

-One of these signs is an obsession with exercising. This obsession takes such a toll on the personal and social life of the sufferer that they begin to exercise instead of seeing friends and family.

-YourIs not a recognized diagnosis in the same way that anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder are. However, many people who are preoccupied with food and weight exercise compulsively in attempts to control weight in a misguided attempt to gain a sense of power, control, and self-respect.

-Cognitive therapy works by evaluating and identifying the thought processes that lead to this compulsive need to exercise.-Support groups can offer a lot of help and support for people seeking to maintain a healthier lifestyle. Support groups have the advantage of being free, anonymous and offered on a regular basis.

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-This disorder is most often recognized in competitive athletes, but it can affect anyone with a preoccupation with weight and/or diet.-A person suffering from anorexia athletica exercises for an amount of time or an intensity that is beyond normal. This person will exercise compulsively in an attempt to control weight in a misguided attempt to gain a sense of power, control, and self-respect.


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