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News tag: eating disorders


Financial difficulties lead women to eating disorders

17 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Going through financial difficulties as a student will likely turn a female into a person with an eating disorder, a new study found. The same study also mentions that having extreme attitudes toward healthy eating increased the probability of short-term financial problems for female students. “There may be a ‘vicious…


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…