Ribs are normal, not a sign of anorexia
My two children, slender and sporty, have visible rib cages. My husband, mildly overweight, has visible ribs. Twist your torso, you'll see ribs. They're normal, not a symptom of anorexia. It worries me that the sight of ribs is now considered so ...
Stuff.co.nz - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:52

Novi (Mich.) High golfer's life on the upswing after nearly dying from anorexia
Kalina had full-blown anorexia — the 5-foot-6 teenager had dropped to 87 pounds and her heartbeat was a dangerously slow 30 beats per minute. Anorexia is an eating disorder that affects about 1% of the population, mostly young women, according to the ...
USA TODAY High School Sports - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:03

Anorexia, Anxiety and Letting Go
I let anorexia rule my world for about eight years. For me, it ended up being more about anxiety, and a way of dealing with it, than anything else, and it's been amazing to not have either dictate my behavior for a while now. I think many of us ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:17

The genetics of anorexia: can it be inherited?
Social pressure to be as slender as a catwalk model, as sylph-like as a Hollywood star, is said to be what drives anorexia, the so-called slimmer's disease. An estimated one million people in Britain suffer from the disorder, which has the highest ...
The Independent - Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:30

Self-Confessed Stars Who Battled Anorexia
Records also show that about 50 percent of the population has eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating disorder) in the US. And out of the Anorexia sufferers, 20 percent will lead to premature death caused by potassium and magnesium ...
Food World News - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:59

A glimpse into life with anorexia
This essay was written by Nicole Schlesinger for the UC Berkeley medical journal "Issues" during her last semester at Cal in the late 1990s. Schlesinger, who suffered from anorexia, died of heart failure in 2003. Her mother, Debra, has become an ...
San Jose Mercury News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:23

Parents Can Help Children Recover from Anorexia by Being More Involved
The Raw Food World News - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:00

Bay Area mother who lost daughter to anorexia leads Washington rally
Inside Bay Area - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:10

Eating disorders cause longterm bodily body
easttennessean.com (subscription) - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:19

Thinspiration: dying to be beautiful
The WSU Sign Post - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:33

Anorexia and bulimia 'could be effectively treated with antibiotics'
Serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders affect an estimated 5 per cent of women and 2 per cent of men. And scientists think up to 20 per cent of the population experience less serious eating disorders at some point ...
Daily Mail - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:50

Researchers demonstrate involvement of ClpB protein in eating disorders
News-Medical.net - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:26

BBC Pop Up: Coping with anorexia in America's thinnest city
The rise of eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia is happening across America, among both men and women. But in Boulder this development is particularly intense. The BBC's Jack Garland gained unique access to a group of eating-disorder ...
BBC News - Sat, 04 Oct 2014 18:30

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