Tag Archive: Eating Disorder

June 21, 2018   /   by Healthier Societies   /   , ,

New Study on Anorexia Shows How Malnourishment Affects the Brain

New Study on Anorexia Shows How Malnourishment Affects the Brain

The human body has an instinct to survive—people are hardwired to blink, breathe, and even jump away from the path of an oncoming vehicle. This fact makes anorexia baffling to many, where patients starve themselves, sometimes to the point of death. Until today, the answer to that is unknown, but new studies have honed in on several […]

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February 19, 2018   /   by Healthier Societies   /   , ,

Treatment for Eating Disorders: Why it Has to Be Well Rounded

Treatment for Eating Disorders: Why it Has to Be Well Rounded

While the path towards eating disorder recovery is not always smooth, everyone can still be treated effectively. Early intervention is essential, as it can improve the outcome of the treatment. Eating disorder treatment centers in Kansas City noted that recovery varies from every patient and this can take months or years. A thorough examination is […]

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October 9, 2017   /   by Healthier Societies   /   ,

3 Dire Effects of Bulimia Nervosa

3 Dire Effects of Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder wherein the affected individual continues to eat or binge eat and then end up purging or vomiting it all out. It is one of the three major eating disorders along with anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Based on statistics, about 1.5% (4.7 million) of women and about 0.5% (1.5 million) […]

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