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Women Over 50 Struggle With Body Issues
2012-06-22 05:53:58

While many associate eating disorders – such as anorexia, bulimia and overeating – is an issue only wrestled with by teenage girls, a new study has found women over 50 also struggle with the same disorders. According to the study, 3.5% of women age 50 and over have reported binge eating, 8% reported purging and a whopping 70% claim they are unhappy with their current weight. This new study, entitled ℠Body Image in Women 50 and Over — Tell Us What You Think and...

2012-06-02 23:01:48

Overeating due to being depressed, sad or anxious may be based on how food affects each of us individually. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Mental health treatment experts at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported that research published by the University of Montreal Hospital may add support to the theory that the vicious cycle of overeating due to being depressed, sad or anxious is based on how food affects an individual´s brain and hormones within the body. Lori Edelson,...

2012-04-24 22:31:49

Participants were aged from 17 to 64 and had suffered from eating disorders for an average of 20 years Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Even changing school or moving home can prove too much for some young people and lead to conditions such as anorexia or bulimia. Researchers from the...

2012-04-23 23:01:04

The Home Workout Pros have taken a "holistic" approach to fitness and health - by focusing on quality of people's lives, they are doing their part in extinguishing fallacies about body image and type. (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 The Home Workout Pros Team from Tempe, Arizona has created a new workout program entitled the Victa Home Workout Program intended to squelch the negative American body image epidemic. The ten fitness tips offered through their workout program along with the web based...

2012-04-05 09:33:06

Mouse model of anorexia offers opportunity to study drugs effective for disorder Low doses of a commonly used atypical antipsychotic drug improved survival in a mouse model of anorexia nervosa, University of Chicago researchers report this month. The result offers promise for a common and occasionally fatal eating disorder that currently lacks approved drugs for treatment. Mice treated with small doses of the drug olanzapine were more likely to maintain their weight when given an...

2012-04-04 23:00:20

The decision of Vogue to print “Weight Watcher” summarizing the methods chosen by a mother, who put her daughter Bea on a year long restrictive diet is of great concern to ANAD and BEDA. Vogue should take responsibility for exploiting Bea's painful weight loss journey. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) and Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) express concern about Vogue magazine´s decision to...

2012-03-07 20:21:46

Although many current studies focused on catch up growth (CUG) have described its high susceptibility to insulin resistance-related diseases very few have focused on the effect of CUG on bone metabolism, especially in adulthood. As diet is a controllable factor, the influence of re-feeding with different dietary patterns on bone parameters is important to study. Resveratrol has been attributed a number of beneficial effects in mammals including osteotrophic properties. In the...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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