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2011-10-01 07:00:00

Birmingham Maple Clinic now offers treatment for eating disorders that addresses both the physical and mental needs of those who suffer from dangerous diseases like bulimia, chronic overeating and anorexia. Troy, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Birmingham Maple Clinic recently announced the launch of specialized treatments for eating disorders, including treatment for food addiction, bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Individuals looking for eating disorder treatment centers in Michigan can now...

2011-08-08 08:36:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center reports people suffering from addiction rarely, if ever, have just substance abuse or addiction issues. Most addicts have trauma histories, many have mood and/or anxiety disorders, and up to 50 percent of women with substance abuse disorder have co-occurring eating disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO) "We were sadly reminded of how lethal the combination of an eating...

2011-08-03 12:20:13

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies and negative attitudes to pregnancy Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems and negative attitudes to pregnancy, according to a UK study. The research also revealed high rates of unplanned pregnancies in women with a history of anorexia, suggesting they may be underestimating their chances of conceiving. The study is to be published in BJOG:...

2011-08-02 00:00:04

Dieticians offer up ways to maintain a healthy perspective and lifestyle during warmer months. (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Medical experts at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders, one of the nation's top treatment centers, know summer months and the activities associated with the season are known to spark a negative body image. Both men and women's anxiety skyrocket in warmer months when people are surrounded by outdoor activities such as pool parties, beach vacations and outdoor barbeques....

2011-07-26 22:12:23

A substantial number of people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa have a chronic course. They are severely underweight and have a high likelihood of dying from malnutrition. No treatment has been found that helps people who are chronically ill. Now, a new study sheds light on the reason that some people have poor outcome. An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and the Scripps Translational...

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2011-07-14 05:45:00

Of the approximately 1.6 million people in Britain affected by an eating disorder, up to 20 percent of those are male, according to British eating disorders charity Beat. British health service (NHS) figures show a 66 percent rise in hospital admissions for men in England affected by some form of eating disorder over the last 10 years, Reuters is reporting. Exact figures are difficult to pin down due as many men are reluctant to seek treatment for an eating disorder and a failure to diagnose...

2011-07-12 10:25:00

CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is in the business of saving lives, because they've known for years what a recent study reported in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry supports: individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa. This is an important study, but Timberline Knolls stresses that it may not go far enough. "I think it's always important to have...

2011-07-07 06:52:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to this meta-analysis of previous studies. According to background information in the article, the majority of studies of eating disorder"“related death rates focus on AN. Some research of bulimia nervosa (BN) implies that death rates are low for this condition. Moreover, there is limited information about the likelihood of death with eating...


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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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