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News tag: anorexia


Eating disorders mostly affect women, some men

21 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
For many women, eating disorders are a harsh reality, even in a country like Jamaica, where culture celebrates bigger bodies. This illness is irrespective of race, age, gender, or social class. An eating disorder is an abnormal eating behavior, combined with a distorted belief about eating and misrepresented body shape,…


Antibiotics might effectively treat eating disorders

8 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Antibiotics might effectively treat anorexia and bulimia, new study reveals.¬†According to experts, bacteria inside the gut prevents the body from regulating appetite. Doctors believe that dealing with the physical factors might reduce the rate of disorders, even though psychological and genetic factors are a major cause of the disorders. An…