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Can THC treat Anorexia and Bulemia? - Neuroamer - WordPress.com

Can THC treat Anorexia and Bulemia? - Neuroamer - WordPress.com | eating disorders | Scoop.it
A new PET imaging study reported in Biological Psychiatry suggests sufferers of anorexia and bulemia have a deficit in endocannabinoids (cannabinoids produced by the brain). Patients with eating disorders showed ...
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This article talks on THC giving people the "munchies" but not anorexic people because of what they found inside a PET scan. However, I feel that if you give an anorexic cannabis that he/she will be able to regain his/her weight back but after he/she does it doesn't cure the problem it just resolves the outward appearance of it.
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Council Speaker Recounts Her Struggles With Bulimia and Alcoholism - New York Times

Council Speaker Recounts Her Struggles With Bulimia and Alcoholism - New York Times | eating disorders | Scoop.it
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Council Speaker Recounts Her Struggles With Bulimia and Alcoholism
New York Times
The summer she turned 16, Christine C. Quinn's world seemed to shatter. Multimedia. Eating Disorders and Public Life.
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This article is about Christine Quinn who was struggling with bulimia and alcoholism ever since she was 16 years old. This, she tells us, was a result of wanting to be the perfect daughter to heal her mother from caner, this to her meant being slimmer, prettier and obtaining better grades. Throughout the story she tells us that purging gives her a since of relief, but her situation gets out of control and shes consumed by depression. What Christine wants us to get from this article is that you're able to get through any situation, even if you have to ask for help.
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