At present streaming on Netflix, The Crown‘s fourth season has been garnering a number of consideration, greater than any of its earlier seasons. The present, primarily based on the inside life and world of the British royal household, explores the lifetime of the late Princess Diana in Season 4, and what could have led to her fallout with the household and most significantly, her husband Prince Charles. Whereas a bit of the viewers is satisfied that the present, created by Peter Morgan, is genuine, others consider it has unnecessarily vilified the royal household.
Amongst different issues, the newest season additionally explores Diana’s battle with bulimia, which is an consuming dysfunction. Beforehand, The Impartial had talked about that Left Financial institution Photos — the manufacturing firm engaged on The Crown — had mentioned in a press release: “The producers worked closely with [eating disorder charity] ‘Beat’ to ensure that their portrayal of Princess Diana’s bulimia in season four was both accurate to the disorder and sensitively handled.”
And whereas there may be a number of misinformation on the market that might be triggering for lots of people, indianexpress.com reached out to a physician to make clear the situation — what causes it, and the way it may be handled.
“Bulimia (often called Bulimia Nervosa) is an eating disorder, in which a person has regular episodes of eating large amounts of food (binge-eating), during which they feel a loss of control. To get rid of calories and prevent weight gain, people with bulimia then use different methods. For example, they may regularly self-induce vomiting or misuse laxatives, weight-loss supplements, consume diuretics or enemas after binging. Or they may opt for other ways to shed excess calories and prevent weight gain. This would include excessive fasting, scheduled dieting or excessive exercise,” explains Dr Chandrashekhar Tulsigiri, Director-Intensive Care, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital Vashi.
Who does bulimia have an effect on?
Dr Tulsigiri says teenage women and younger girls normally expertise Bulimia Nervosa.
“They usually know their eating and purging patterns are abnormal. This set of people also feel upset or shaken about their episodes. It has been noted women are nine times more likely to suffer from Bulimia Nervosa than men. While the exact cause/trigger is not known, it is known to be more common among people who have someone in the family with the same condition. Certain factors that are understood to be contributing are societal and cultural stress, peer pressure, body image issues and poor self-esteem,” he says.