Eating disorders are often neglected as a state of mind but they may actually be related to depression, anxiety and emotional instability. They can have long-term health consequences if left untreated.
The research showed that wives who crash-diet to slim down are often driven to do so because they felt that their husbands are better looking than them.
A person suffering from Pica basically craves for odd and inedible objects. A person with Pica syndrome may crave for anything from coins, and clothes to chalk and even cigarette butts.
Scientists have identified two gene mutations that are associated with increased risk ofdeveloping eating disorders.Researchers from the University of Iowa and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center studied the genetics of two families severely...
Apart from sharing party snaps, vacation videos and indefinite selfies, frequent Facebook users do run the risk of developing eating disorders. According to a new research those who are hungry for 'likes' on their Facebook ...
Absence of an hormone in the brain may trigger overeating behaviour in people who eat for pleasure rather than hunger, say researchers.
Depression and binge-eating often go hand in hand? Binge-eating is characterized by repeated eating, and resorting to food to seek comfort and relief from the stress.
According to a recent study published in the journal Body Image, showed that women who evaluated themselves as less attractive were more motivated to diet and be thin if their husbands or partners were attractive ...
Bulimia is not beautiful. Here are 8 famous female celebrities who battled bulimia and spoke up about ditching their obsession with the perfect body type.
The most surprising thing about the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the obesity-control device called AspireAssist may be how little mainstream attention it attracted.