Anorexia

Negative Body Image Related To Depression, Anxiety And Suicidality

Adolescents with negative body image concerns are more likely to be depressed, anxious, and suicidal than those without intense dissatisfaction over …

Body Image

Dangerous Eating Has Become a Problem in High

As profiled by the media during the Summer 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, doping is a problem that continues to plague sporting …

Mental Health

Researchers Have Finally Figured Out Why Marijuana Causes the Munchies

Getting the munchies is one of the most common experiences when consuming marijuana, and while we all know what it is, we don't really know exactly …

Cannabis

Alexandria Fischer Went From Battling Anorexia To Loving Her Healthy Body And Self

"Once I was able to accept that I won't have control over everything, it became a lot easier."<p><i>Alexandria Marie Fischer, a 20-year-old student at</i> …

Mental Health

Progressive Weakness and Memory Impairment in a Middle-aged Man

A previously healthy 61-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 4-week history of severe weakness and difficulty ambulating …

Medicine

The Cheeky Girls bravely open up on horrific anorexia battle and reveal they ‘competed’ with each other over weight

They found fame on Popstars: The Rivals back in 2002, narrowly missing out on a place Girls Aloud, but 16 years after auditioning for the iconic pop …

Entertainment (UK)

The Cheeky Girls reveal secret battle with depression and anorexia at peak of their pop stardom

Pop twins The Cheeky Girls have told of their secret battles with depression and anorexia at the height of their success.<p>Monica and Gabriella shot to …

Television (UK)

Averil Hart: Anorexia death 'prompts further probe'

<b>The father of a student who died of anorexia has said others may have died in similar circumstances.</b><p>Averil Hart, 19, from Newton, Suffolk, died in December 2012 after her condition worsened while at university.<p>A report found her death could have been prevented and her father Nic said the …

Cambridgeshire

“The moment I was fat shamed while I was struggling with anorexia.”

WARNING: This post contains discussions of eating disorders. As soon as the words came out of her mouth I felt my blood boil in a way that it never …

Mental Health

The Biggest Warning Signs of the 3 Major Types of Eating Disorders

Symptoms include fixation on weight, food, and shape.<p>The body positivity movement has more women than ever embracing their shape at any size, but eating disorders are still more common than you might guess. About 20 million women (and 10 million men) in the United States will develop an eating …

Mental Health

Conditions That Affect Your Kidneys

Diabetes

Letter: Anorexia now 3rd most common chronic disease in young people

Anorexia now ranks thirdafter diabetes and asthma<p>Consumed by the influence of Photoshopped images printed across magazine covers, young girls around …

Chronic Disease

What was Karen Carpenter's cause of death, when did she develop anorexia and what drugs did she take?

KAREN Carpenter was an international superstar as one half of American duo The Carpenters before her life was tragically cut short.<p>Here's everything …

Celebrity (UK)

Gaining Weight After Anorexia – Live Again & Enjoy Eating

Anorexia is eating as little as possible, starving yourself and causing severe weight loss. Often, anorexia is associated with psychological issues, …

Mental Health

Slideshow: Reasons You're Always Cold

Diabetes

Mental Health Book Review: Stand Tall Little Girl by Hope Virgo

Our Review<p><b>Overall Rating</b><p>Hope Virgo writes so openly about her own experience with the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. It is truly eye opening about …

Mental Health

'You don't look anorexic': my struggle with an eating disorder that others can't see

In 2014 I wrote a stand-up comedy show about anorexia. I thought I was ready to talk about it openly. I was wrong.<p>It’s one thing to tell a friend or family member that you’ve had an eating disorder, but it's another entirely to tell the general public. I wanted to, as it’s a huge problem. It’s …

Mental Health

The impact of social media is ‘driving a rise in anorexia’ as calls to Childline and NSPCC increase

The impact of social media is ‘driving a rise in anorexia’ as calls to Childline and NSPCC about eating disorders has increased<p><b>Eating disorders are</b> …

Mental Health

How to understand and prevent precocious anorexia

How to understand and prevent precocious anorexia<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p><b>Anorexia is a psychiatric illness that generally starts in adolescence. However, a</b> …

Mental Health

Anorexia and Joint Pain: The Main Bone of Contention

Anorexia or Anorexia Nervosa can be explained as a disorder in which affected persons are obsessed with restricting their diet in order to lose …

Wellness

Applauding Ms. Sand's courage: Letter to the editor

All parents, school staff and administrators would benefit from an Awareness Week as Sand suggested, and I hope her idea gets some traction.

Anorexia

Pregnant and anorexic: 'I was told my baby could die'

Christina has three children, and each time she was pregnant she was afraid her anorexia would damage her babies.<p>Now she wants to help other women like her.<p>Her story is also included in a short animated video Eating Disorders and Pregnancy made by King's College London and healthcare</i> …

Pregnancy

Pembrokeshire woman speaks openly about anorexia for ITV documentary

A PEMBROKESHIRE mental healthcare campaigner has spoken openly about her struggle with an eating disorder as part of an ITV Wales documentary.<p>Mair …

Mental Health

Gemma Oaten reveals her weight plummeted to just four and a half stone during anorexia battle

GEMMA Oaten has opened up about her battle with anorexia, saying she weighed a shocking four-and-a-half stone at one point.<p>The former Emmerdale …

Mental Health

Calls to restrict laxative sales after woman with anorexia died taking 800 a day

A coroner has called for tighter controls on the sale of laxatives after the death of an Adelaide woman who was taking up to 800 tablets a day …

Weight Loss

Study: Oral THC Safe And Effective At Treating Symptoms Of Anorexia

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• Pinterest<br>• LinkedIn<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• E-mail<br>• Reddit<br>• Love This<p>ISRAEL: The daily administration of low doses of oral THC is associated with treating …

Cannabis Industry

Anorexia nervosa - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Anorexia (an-o-REK-see-uh) nervosa — often simply called anorexia — is an eating disorder characterized by an abnormally low body weight, an …

Mental Health

Anorexia and me: The honest accounts of those living with an eating disorder

Eating disorders are thought to affect more than 1.5 million people in the UK.<p>They can be men or women at any age but the vast majority are teenage …

Mental Health

Personality Traits of Those Who Overcome Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and are mainly caused by underlying triggers associated with trauma, …

Mental Health

Boarding schools accused of 'washing their hands' of pupils with anorexia, charity warns

Boarding schools are "washing their hands" of pupils with anorexia by sending them home, a leading eating disorder charity has warned.<p>Some of the country’s top academic institutions are accused of “ignoring” signs of eating disorders among young people because they are “not properly equipped” to …

Anorexia