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As with other psychiatric diagnoses, misinformation and stigma persists around eating disorders. These eye-opening facts do not convey the difficultie...
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Experiencing fatigue after eating isn't normally something to worry about, however extreme tiredness after meals may indicate a health issue – e...
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If you are trying to establish healthy eating habits, consider adding an assortment of nuts to your diet, including the pecan. Like other nuts, pecans...
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No matter how long you've battled anorexia, the first step in surviving is admitting there is a problem. As a secretive and seductive disease, anorexi...
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Though many of us have come to associate the word “fat” with negative thoughts and feelings, our body needs dietary fat to maintain good health. Dieta...
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Inpatient treatment services for an eating disorder costs about $30,000 a month in the U.S. Since many patients need six to eight weeks of inpatient s...
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Anorexia athletica is a condition characterized by a compulsion for exercise – which may or may not be accompanied by under-eating or an obsessi...
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The effects of starvation and malnutrition on the human body were well evidenced after the horrors of the Holocaust were discovered. Famine and being...
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Adolescence is a time of great uncertainty for many young men and women. The teenage years are a crucial developmental time as children grow into adul...
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Malnutrition and starvation wreak havoc on a person’s skin and fingernails. As the human body channels its limited nutritional resources towards more...