Anorexic woman said 'Facebook and Instagram fuelled my anorexia'
A young woman who developed anorexia believes social media was to blame after she compared her figure negatively to the photographs she saw online. Kerry Hooton, 22, from Balderton, Nottinghamshire, says her weight plummeted to ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:25

Fresh hope in Scotland for ailing anorexia victim Emma Young
The Belfast Telegraph reported earlier this year that the west Belfast woman, who had battled anorexia for a decade, relapsed last December and was admitted to the Royal Victoria Hospital. Emma was then transferred to the Mater, but her condition did ...
Belfast Telegraph - Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:28

The Bare Bones Of My Affliction: Anorexia
I have been anorexic since I was 14. I had my first hospitalization at 18. At 40, I weighed 69 pounds despite five separate inpatient treatments. I have osteoporosis, a compromised liver and had a heart attack that ended my teaching career at 33. I was ...
Hartford Courant - Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:10

Family of Kathryn Laudadio who died after battle with anorexia auctions off shoes
When Kathryn Laudadio died in 2013, aged 22, after a lengthy battle with anorexia, she left behind a lifetime of memories, a legion of admirers, a grieving family - and hundreds of pairs of designer shoes. Now, after a year and a half of sitting in ...
Daily Mail - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:11

Quick weight gain is safe for anorexia
Anorexia patients can safely regain weight faster than US standards recommend, if they are hospitalized and closely monitored, new research shows. “We were able to get patients with anorexia to safely gain around 4 pounds a week. That's twice the ...
Futurity: Research News - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 04:57

Faster Weight Gain Considered Safe for Anorexia Patients in Hospital (blog) - Sun, 12 Jul 2015 05:11

Dopamine D 2/3 receptor antagonism reduces activity-based anorexia
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder characterized by severe hypophagia and weight loss, and an intense fear of weight gain. Activity-based anorexia (ABA) refers to the weight loss, hypophagia and paradoxical hyperactivity that develops in ... - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:41

Getting Engaged Meant Facing My Anorexia Again
Though I loudly proclaim myself recovered from anorexia, which I struggled with from ages 14 to 25, I've always known that this is partially because I cushion myself against stimuli that might encourage me to fall into a body-image shame spiral. I ...
New York Magazine - Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:30

Fashion lover who lost battle to anorexia still helping others through her shoes
When Kathryn Laudadio lost a years-long battle with anorexia by suicide in September 2013, she left behind many unanswered questions and a heartbroken family — and hundreds of pairs of shoes. The 22-year-old from Fairfield, Connecticut had struggled ... - Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:37

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