Anorexia NervosaInfo Center
It Takes a Team to Fight Anorexia
Weight gain and anorexia naturally find their conflicts, and a current study challenges the effectiveness of current methods.
Eating disorders may not be a current topic of dinner conversation, yet research suggests that conversation helps heal this potentially-fatal issue.
Bringing About Order
Living in the twenty-first century, people hold a wide-variety of responsibilities and stressors, making it increasingly difficult to focus on a fitness regime or balancing a diet.
Walk for Change
Few people would question that eating disorders are prevalent, but how many understand them? With the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receiving treatment, statistics don't look good.
Are You a Pica Eater?
Eating disorders are more common than many might think. Recent statistics show that one in particular is on the rise.
Genes Just Don't Fit?
Have you or a loved one tried to recover from an eating disorder, but can't? There may be another reason that's preventing your progress that has nothing to do with will power.
Athletes Hide Eating Disorders
Eating disorders can develop in anyone, male or female, professional athlete or amateur. Diagnosing those problems in athletes who are seemingly in good shape can be difficult.
Eating Disorders can be Deadly
Eating disorders are a serious problem, but there has never been statistics to prove how serious -- until now. Researchers found that eating disorders are linked to higher mortality rates.
New Link Discovered Between Appetite Hormone and Depression
Our bodies make a hormone called leptin that regulates our appetite. It may be that this hormone could also be useful in regulating depression.
Anorexics Feel Anxiety with Food
Eating for many people is rewarding and satiating, but for others eating may cause a different effect. If eating caused you to feel nervous and anxious would you still want to eat?