Anorexia

virtual issue 2 | Social History of Medicine

Food, Feast, and Famine<p>A free virtual issue of <i>Social History of Medicine</i> Guest edited by Sara Pennell (University of Greenwich) and Rachel Rich …

Medicine

Sports Entertainer of the Year: Alexa Bliss

To see the expansion of the revolution of the evolution of women’s wrestling, it seems only fitting that the honor of <i>2017 Miami Herald Sports</i> …

WWE

Conditions That Affect Your Kidneys

Diabetes

'Suicidal' man with anorexia told he can no longer receive disability benefits

A 'suicidal' man with anorexia and arthritis has been told he can no longer receive disability benefits.<p>Stuart Price, from Llanelli, south Wales, has …

News (Wales)

The Role of Sexuality in Eating Disorders

<i>Summary: A new study evaluates the role of sexuality and sexual dysfunction in the long term outcomes of eating disorders.</i><p>Source: Journal of …

Psychology

What I Wish People Knew About My Recovery From Anorexia

<b>This blog includes descriptions of living with anorexia</b><p>Recovery from an eating disorder isn’t just about weight gain, and it isn’t just about being …

Mental Health

Is Weight Suppression Driving Your Binge Eating?

If you have bulimia nervosa, did you know that being at a weight that is too low for your body could be a problem and that it could be driving your …

Weight Loss

What Happens When an Anorexic Person Gets Pregnant?

You yearn to be thin, but your belly keeps growing.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Tonic Netherlands.</b><p>If you’re pregnant and and feel like eating a whole jar of Nutella, you can always pull out the good old “eating for two” argument. But what if that’s the last thing you want to do? What if, as …

Mental Health

Suffering With An Eating Disorder At Christmas

'Safe' isn't usually how you'd describe the ingredients that make up a Christmas dinner. But for former anorexia sufferer Felicity Allman, a roast …

Mental Health

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Mental Health

'Scared' parents welcome court's decision to continue detention of severely anorexic son

The parents of a young man with severe anorexia have welcomed a judge's decision to continue their son's detention in a specialist eating disorder …

News (Ireland)

Sexual Anorexia Treatment & Help - Willow House at The Meadows

Sexual Anorexia - is a pathological loss of "appetite" for romantic-sexual interaction, often the result of a fear of intimacy to the point that the …

Mental Health

Eating Disorders and Depression

According to a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1995), 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for …

Psychology

Teenager’s death from anorexia was ‘avoidable’ if she had the right NHS care

<b>A teenager’s death from anorexia was an ‘avoidable tragedy’ that would have been prevented with the right NHS care, a damning report has …

Mental Health

Eating disorders in children and young people

What you need to knowPrompt referral of patients with suspected eating disorders to specialist services is important as early treatment substantially …

Mental Health

Females With Anorexia Nervosa Have Lower Gut Microbial Diversity

December 06, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>The researchers found that patients with AN and obese participants had lower alpha diversity compared with other …

Microbiome

BBC iPlayer - Newsbeat Documentaries - My Mind and Me

Four young people reveal the dramatic highs and lows living with various mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, anorexia, OCD, and bipolar.<p>Over several months they've given us an intimate glimpse into their lives, showing us moments of crisis alongside hopes of improvement and …

Mental Health

Should People with Anorexia Be Force-Fed?

Last month, a New Jersey judge granted guardianship to the parents of a 20-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa, arguing that the woman is incapable …

Health

Amazon Criticised For Selling Anorexia Hoodie

News<p>Eating disorders are not punchlines.<p>Amazon has been criticised heavily online for selling a hoodie that describes anorexia as ‘like bulimia, …

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How Tripping on Ayahuasca Could Help People with Eating Disorders

Could a powerfully hallucinogenic tea hold the key to treating eating disorders? A new study interviews ED sufferers who have experimented with the herbal drug from the Amazon.<p><i>Broadly is partnering with the Global Drug Survey, the biggest drugs survey in the world, to find out more about women's</i> …

Mental Health

Anorexic woman begs doctors for help after weight plummets

<b>WARNING: Stephanie shared upsetting images of her illness which are included below.</b><p>An anorexic woman’s weight dropped to less than four stone earlier …

Health

Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

<i>When you're facing a major life change, it helps to talk to someone who has already been through it.</i>All Things Considered<i>is connecting people on either side of a shared experience, and they're letting us eavesdrop on their conversations in our series</i>Been There<i>.</i><p>All of a sudden, Maddy Rich found …

Mental Health

Feminist theory could help treat anorexia, study suggests

Feminist theory could be used to treat anorexia, a new study has suggested.<p>Academics at the University of East Anglia say that patients found discussion of societal oppression helpful in helping them cope with their condition.<p>The 10-week programme, which was carried out with seven patients at a …

Both Obese and Anorexic Women Suffer Low Levels of Mood-Enhancing Hormone | GEN

Studies by researchers in the U.S. suggest that a metabolite of progesterone may represent a new therapeutic target for depression and anxiety in …

Diabetes

I have fought anorexia for almost 50 years – more representation is needed for older sufferers

I will be 64 years old next Sunday – no, this is not a plea for congratulations, cards or gifts.<p>I keep thinking of the lyrics to the Beatles song …

Psychology

Woman who suffered from severe anorexia has come to accept 'my kind of beautiful'

Filed under: Lifestyle, Wellness, Health & Wellness<p>In December 2015, Connie Inglis, from Leeds, U.K., was hospitalized and hooked up to a feeding tube to treat complications from her eating disorder. It was her third time in the hospital, and with a BMI below 13 (with “normal” BMI for women being …

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Why You Should Focus On Quality Not Quantity When Measuring Yourself

I just googled "How To Measure Yourself" and immediately lots of methods were offered around measuring your chest, bust, waist, hips, etc. But is …

Breakups

Singapore star Leon Markcus opens up on anorexia, while Hongkongers battle silently against eating disorders

Singaporean singer-songwriter Leon Markcus is on a roll. His 2016 debut EP <i>Mannequin</i> topped the iTunes music charts in Singapore the same month it was …

Mental Health

Scotland's shock rise in anorexia cases revealed as eating disorder charity pressures government to do more

The number of Scots being treated for conditions such as anorexia and bulimia has risen by two-thirds in just a decade.<p>Two Scots a day are treated …

Mental Health

Mental Health Stigmatization Spread by Mass Media

Misrepresentations are spread by film, television, and social media<p>In the aftermath of an unconscionable act of random violence, many people are …

Mental Health