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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 nationâ€™s top treatment centers, know summer months and the activities associated with the season are known to spark a negative body image.
A substantial number of people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa have a chronic course.
Of the approximately 1 and a half million people in Britain affected by an eating disorder, up to 20 percent of those are male, according to British eating disorders charity Beat.
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.
Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to this meta-analysis of previous studies.
Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to a meta-analysis of previous studies.
Women who have higher levels of the appetite-controlling hormone leptin have fewer symptoms of depression, and this apparent inverse relationship is not related to body mass index (BMI), a new study finds.
Estrogen therapy improves low bone density due to anorexia nervosa in teenage girls with the disease when given as a patch or as a low oral dose that is physiological (close to the form or amount of estrogen the body makes naturally).
Perhaps the most puzzling symptom of anorexia nervosa â€“ a disorder that tends to occur in young women â€“ is the refusal to eat, resulting in extreme weight loss.
SEATTLE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emily Program, which has provided personalized eating disorder treatment for more than 4,500 individuals, is officially launching its Seattle office April 21, 2011 to address an unmet need in the community.
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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