Eating Disorders

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5 reasons why being overweight is not good for your health

Being overweight increases your risk of developing heart disease and cancer. Obesity will make you feel tired most of the time. Studies have shown that overweight people have a shorter life expectancy. Obese people experience social discrimination and psychological stress. The extra pounds add stress to your joints and increases the risk of joint injury …

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bulimia

Bulimia: Can bulimia kill you? Symptoms, causes, and personal stories

Being concerned about bulimia is one of the most intense feelings. You might ask yourself questions like: Can bulimia kill you? As someone concerned about bulimia, you might worry about the long-term health outlook, complications of bulimia, and how to live a better life. That’s why we’ll list personal stories about bulimia, its cause, treatment …

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anorexia

Anorexia: support groups, personal stories, medical risks

Anorexia is an eating disorder where people starve themselves. Anorexia usually begins in young people around the onset of puberty. Individuals suffering from anorexia have extreme weight loss. Weight loss is usually 15% below the person’s normal body weight. People suffering from anorexia are very skinny but are convinced that they are overweight. Weight loss …

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Activity Anorexia: complications, treatment, symptoms

Activity anorexia is a problematic behavior pattern in which a drastic decrease in eating causes progressively more exercise, which further reduces eating, in a vicious cycle. When a person has activity anorexia, they value exercise more than they value food. When food intake declines, the person increases their physical activity. Activity anorexia is estimated to …

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