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Gaining weight has made me happy, says UK blogger who battled eating disorders
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Since her childhood, 24-year-old blogger Danica Marjanovic of Belfast struggled with body dysmorphia and never felt comfortable with the way she looked. At that stage of her life, Marjanovic had reached a point where dieting to lose weight became her sole focus. The blogger didn’t realize she was entering a dangerous territory, where she would […]

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Magazines, television shows and social media platforms often glorify an ideal body image, which has impacted society negatively. The flamboyant pictures of skinny models with perfectly sculpted bodies affect the self-worth and confidence levels of many Americans, especially teenagers and young adults. These vulnerable individuals tend to view such images as benchmarks that define beauty, […]

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As the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is being observed from February 26 through March 4, 2017, across the country, it’s imperative to talk about the fashion industry models, especially female supermodels, who are most affected by eating disorders. Life for a young girl foraying into the world of modeling in Los Angeles, while her […]

Fitness blogger experiences improved self-image after gaining weight
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A former Australian model turned fitness blogger recently informed her Instagram followers that she had gained 13 kg. (28.6 lbs.) and couldn’t be happier. She posted two photos on her Instagram page – one taken in 2008 when she weighed 47 kg. (103.6 lbs.) and the other snapped last year after becoming 13 kg. heavier […]

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When people think of eating disorders, they’ll usually think about anorexia or bulimia. Both are fairly well known in the public eye, and most people have a good idea of their general signs and symptoms. They’re also both very serious and life-threatening diseases. But neither is the most common eating disorder. According to the National […]

eating disorder that complicates diabetes
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Insulin is a hormone released by the pancreas that regulates the amount of glucose (blood sugar) in the bloodstream and helps the body store excess blood sugar for energy. Normal insulin production allows blood sugar to enter tissues and be used as energy; without it, glucose builds up in the bloodstream because it cannot enter […]

gap between treatment recommendations and availability
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The U.K.’s National Health Service has just revealed the shocking and life-threatening wait times those with eating disorders must endure. Even though eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, U.K. citizens must wait up to 182 days before they can receive the care they need. Despite the fact that U.K.-based researchers […]

Fuel Eating Disorders
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No one with an actual eating disorder wants to be ill, suffer or die but, sadly, too many do. Websites are in a position to support and guide those who are in danger to get the help they need, but not all websites are that helpful. “Pro-ana” sites are pro-anorexia, and “pro-mia” sites are pro-bulimia. […]