School health lessons ‘made our son anorexic after it made him paranoid about junk food’. Mr and Mrs Fieldsend claim that Jame’s battle with anorexia started after he was taught about healthy eating at school
Medical student, 23, who battled eating disorder dies due to drugs prescribed by mother A medical student with an eating disorder died after her emaciated body could not cope with the anti-depressants prescribed by her GP mother. Katie Lumb, 23, weighed just 5st 8lbs when she died from a toxic build-up of the drugs – after begging her mother to treat her as a private patient. An inquest heard that the talented student had battled an ‘anorexia-like’ eating disorder for more than two years when she began to suffer from severe anxiety
Pregnancy saved my life: Recovering anorexic reveals how desire for baby helped her defeat food demons A mother-to-be has told how becoming pregnant has helped to save her life after years of suffering from a debilitating eating disorder.