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Posts Tagged ‘anorexia risks’

By On August 30th, 2016

Seeing Double: Twins Have a Heightened Risk of Eating Disorders

With how frequently eating disorders are brushed away “cries for attention” or “just the behavior of young girls”, it can be easy to forget that these life-threatening disorders are far from something a person can control. Eating disorders are serious medical conditions and there is strong evidence the cause of eating disorders is rooted in…

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By On February 4th, 2016

Research Reaffirms Anorexia’s High Mortality Risk

Eating disorders are known as the most deadly mental illness, and new research reaffirms that notion. A report published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders shows that eating disorders, particularly anorexia, often lead to deadly outcomes. The study, from researchers at the University of Munich in Germany, found that people with anorexia were five…

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