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'I starved myself to shrink my 34E breasts': Anorexic woman plummeted to 4st 7lbs - Daily Mail

'I starved myself to shrink my 34E breasts': Anorexic woman plummeted to 4st 7lbs - Daily Mail | Eating Disorders and body image | Scoop.it
'I starved myself to shrink my 34E breasts': Anorexic woman plummeted to 4st 7lbs
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Leanne McKillop, 30, developed such severe body image problems that she became acutely depressed and went through a lengthy battle with anorexia.
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This describes a woman who did not like the size of her body or breasts, so she starved herself to shrink. She then found herself in a battle with anorexia. 

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Having a Twin Linked with Anorexia, Puzzling Researchers - LiveScience.com

Having a Twin Linked with Anorexia, Puzzling Researchers - LiveScience.com | Eating Disorders and body image | Scoop.it
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Being a twin or a triplet may increase a person's risk of developing anorexia, a new study from Sweden suggests.
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This article discusses how if you have a twin or triplet it can increase the risk of being anorexic. Being afraid of being compared to your twin can be one of those reasons. It discusses how doctors found this out. 

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Part of my recovery journey was sharing my experiences | Time To Change

Part of my recovery journey was sharing my experiences | Time To Change | Eating Disorders and body image | Scoop.it
In recognition of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Sarah blogs about speaking out about her anorexia.
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Sarah talks about her experience in college and trying to start fresh and forget her past. She had a eating disorder but recovered. She didn't want to tell others about it because she was afraid what they would think. She then realized she had to accept herself for who she is and get over the fear of what others thought. 

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Anorexia and Bulimia

Anorexia and Bulimia: Well researched and up-to-date information on anorexia and bulimia (Eating Disorders) from The Royal College of Psychiatrists (Our Anorexia and Bulimia info leaflet is for anyone worried about themselves, a friend or relative...
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This article explains what anorexia and bulimia is. It describes what the people going through this think of themselves. How it makes them feel and how you can try to recover.

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week: More men now battle bulimia and anorexia - Examiner.com

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: More men now battle bulimia and anorexia - Examiner.com | Eating Disorders and body image | Scoop.it
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Eating Disorders Awareness Week: More men now battle bulimia and anorexia
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The increase in eating disorders among men, women and teens has become an alarming epidemic. Feb.
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This discusses how mostly women have eating disorders. Now the men and boys percentage is increasing in eating disorders also. It describes why and the proof. 

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Body-shaming, love and anorexia | Erin Brown - Fit Mama Training

Body-shaming, love and anorexia | Erin Brown - Fit Mama Training | Eating Disorders and body image | Scoop.it
In my baby sister's last year of college, we were all worried we might lose her. Being four years apart, my sister and I have not always been best friends. Growing up there was a lot of fighting, mostly because we didn't relate to ...
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This discusses a woman and her little sisters relationship. It tells how her younger sister came up to her one day and told her she had an eating disorder. She was starving herself and that she needed help. She said that she was scared. So the older sister and the boyfriend of the woman with the eating disorder helped her out. It discusses the struggles they went through and how they helped her recover. 

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Secretly starving: inside the virtual world of anorexia

Websites that promote eating disorders are on the rise. Their users are getting younger and the lengths they go to starve themselves even more extreme.
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This article focuses on a certain girl who has been anorexic since the age of 9. She describes how and why she got this eating disorder at such an early age. She now has a website to talk to other young girls with the same problem. She herself, now at the age of 24, has not recovered.

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