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False Promises, Real Resolutions

False Promises, Real Resolutions | Eating Disorder | Scoop.it
RT @msmagazine: One woman's resolution to fight an eating disorder: Stop buying magazines. http://t.co/QzjKHwdyAI
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It's understandable that everyone has something about themselves that they would do anything to change. But, I don't think that going to extreme measures such as not eating enough,  or regurgitating after you just isn't healthy. "A lot of people may turn to food or avoid it as a way to deal with uneasy emotions or complicated situations, such as family issues or loss of a loved one." Meanwhile others are concerned with their weight and are not sure how to properly handle the situation.  Warning signs may include  an increase or decrease in weight not related to a medical condition, and abnormal eating habits. 

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Eating disorders could have killed us, friends admit

Eating disorders could have killed us, friends admit | Eating Disorder | Scoop.it
TWO friends have spoken about how their eating disorders could have killed them. Geminee Lambie, 20, from Scunthorpe, and Yasmin Salt, 23, both battled anorexia for many years. At the height of...
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Being that the disease was so severe for these girls , that they could have died is very scary. This article is very inspirational for people , specifically younger girls that are willing to hurt their body because they don't feel beautiful. The fact that they are willing to share their story with the world is amazing , and very brave. Anorexia is a common thing and this article could have possibly saved someone's life. 

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Anorexia, bulimia or…EDNOS? The eating disorder that doctors refuse to recognise

Anorexia, bulimia or…EDNOS? The eating disorder that doctors refuse to recognise | Eating Disorder | Scoop.it
HALF of people with eating disorders are missing out on the help they desperately need - now a new campaign aims to help sufferers who can't be clearly classified as ... (Anorexia, bulimia or...EDNOS?
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This article is basically trying to raise awareness for eating disorders , because they are sometime overlooked when it is a very dangerous disease. Even though are many people who recover from eating disorders, there are still millions of people who are suffering , and trying to find a way out of this disease. A lot of people want to help but don't know how to help exactly. Like said in the article sometimes raising awareness is all you can do. Raising awareness can possibly save a life. 

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