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Eating disorders affect both genders


27 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
About 60 percent of college students feel “extreme pressure” to maintain a certain weight, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. One-half of college-aged women and one-third of college-aged men choose extremely unhealthy weight control behaviors like skipping meals, purging, smoking cigarettes, fasting and taking laxatives.…

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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,…

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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…