Medical student who developed 'boy anorexia' nearly died after his weight plummeted to 4st.
I'm living proof that you can beat anorexia: Girl who weighed 2st 12lb tells how she battled back to health Emma developed eating disorder when she was 14Only realised she was ill after she collapsed in a roadHas now set up a foundation to help others with the condition | UPDATED: 10:14 GMT, 20 September 2012 Weighing less than three stone, Emma O’Neil could not even lie down on a bed without bruising her fragile skin.
Anorexic patients falsely see themselves as fat but do not misjudge others Anorexic patients felt they could not pass through a door even when it was easily wide enoughNine out of 10 anorexia sufferers are female | UPDATED: 07:03 GMT, 24 August 2012 False image: People suffering from anorexia have a distorted view of themselves but not of others Anorexia victims are poor at judging their own body size but very accurate when it comes to sizing up other people, according to a new study.
It’s my duty to tell my son he’s fat: A mother reveals why she’ll always be honest with her children on their weight. A few months ago, my ten-year-old son complained to us that he had a ‘big tummy.’ I was standing in the kitchen, preparing spaghetti bolognaise for dinner, and I froze.
Teenage girl who weighed just six stone wrongly diagnosed with eating disorder when she had a deadly brain tumour Nichole Bain, 19, was suffering from severe headaches and sickness when she visited her GP in Blackburn, LancashireShe actually had a malignant brain tumour the size of a 50p coin | UPDATED: 01:29 GMT, 12 May 2012 A teenager weighing just six stone was wrongly diagnosed as an anorexic by doctors when she actually had a potentially deadly brain tumour.
Head girl, 17, died weighing just six stone after trying to hide four-year battle with anorexia from her parents | UPDATED: 21:42 GMT, 19 April 2012 Struggle: Schoolgirl Charlotte Seddon, who struggled with anorexia for four years, pictured in 2011 A former head girl died aged 17 after struggling with anorexia for four years.
GP alert over rise in male anorexia | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 14 April 2012 Risk factors for anorexia can be stress, bullying and depression The Royal College of GPs has urged its members to be vigilant, as figures show the number of men suffering with anorexia and bulimia is on the rise.
Hospitals hit by rise of the 'manorexic': Male eating disorder cases up 16% in a year | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 10 April 2012 More and more men and boys are being taken to hospital needing urgent treatment for severe eating disorders, according to alarming figures.
The 'pregorexic' mother whose weight plummeted to FOUR STONE because she was so worried about getting fat during pregnancyKaty Bassett had to be tube-fed while she was pregnant At 30 weeks she developed a life-threatening infection in her feeding tube, and doctors were forced to deliver baby Evan early via caesareanShe was too frail to care for him until he was 14 months oldAs a teenager she had suffered from anorexia Having battled with teenage anorexia that doctors feared had left her infertile, Katy Bassett was delighted when she became pregnant at the age of 27.
Doctors were certain I was anorexic.