Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person limits eating and weighs at least 15% less than her ideal weight. At least 90% of cases are in young women, but anorexia nervosa can occur in men. It rarely occurs before puberty or after age 40.
A person with this disorder fears being fat. She may be completely convinced that she is overweight despite what the scale shows or what other people say. To achieve or maintain leanness, she may exercise obsessively or use laxatives....Read more
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How physically active are you at present? Let's face it if we want to reach a state of "better" health, being as physically active as... Read more »
It's long been suspected that psychological issues can have a significant impact on chronic pain and how people perceive chronic pain. In the early... Read more »