Anorexia

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12 Common Physical Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa—which is often referred to simply as anorexia—is an eating disorder in which people “have an intense fear of ...

Bulimia & Anorexia, Not Just a Chick Problem!

When you overhear a conversation or a health report concerning eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia do you just shrug ...

Lady Gaga Admits To Battling Bulimia and Anorexia

Following a media onslaught after some photos of her performing in Europe showed a substantial weight gain, the pop superstar ...

Hypokalemia: 12 Symptoms and Causes of Low Potassium

Hypokalemia is a condition where potassium levels in the blood are lower than they should be. ...

12 Common Signs and Symptoms of Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa—more commonly referred to as simply bulimia—is an eating disorder and mental health condition in which a person binges ...

Chewing the Fat on 13 Fad Diets That Are Actually Really Unhealthy

We often think that diets are the way to go to improve our health and lose weight, but in actuality, ...

Working Out 12 Facts About Overtraining Syndrome

When it comes to hitting the gym, we’re told it’s a good idea – but how often? There’s a healthy ...

6 Causes of Eating Disorders

With the abundance of food available to most Americans today, perhaps it’s no surprise that eating disorders have become a ...

6 Life Problems Losing Weight Will Never Fix

I, like many people out there, used to tell myself that I’d be happier, more successful, more confident, and more ...

11 Ways Fat Stigma is Harmful to Our Health

Although there are some parts of the world that value fatness and the overweight body, North American isn’t one of ...

10 Reasons to Stop Dieting!

We can’t stand in line at the grocery store without seeing the many magazine and tabloid headlines touting the latest ...

12 Weight Loss Myths We Continue to Believe

As long as society rewards and celebrates thinness, there will always be fad diets and weight loss strategies promising quick ...

7 Eating Disorder Facts for Adolescents and Young Adults

Wikipedia describes eating disorders as “mental disorders defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person’s physical or mental ...

The 10 Pros and Cons of Weight Loss Competitions

From the “Biggest Loser” to “Celebrity Fit Club” weight loss challenges are becoming more and more popular in the media ...

10 Exercise Prescriptions for Mental Health

Although Hippocrates suggested that walking is man’s best medicine, exercise has morphed into a popular tool for those looking to ...