Extreme dieting, starvation, bingeing, purging, over exercising and poor body image perception are symptoms of eating disorders, and they do not paint a pretty picture. Many people suffer from anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder, which can have devastating consequences for themselves and their families. This website provides information about the signs, causes, treatment and diagnosis of eating disorders, as well as where to go for help and support.
The Truth About Size Zero
In 'The Truth About Size Zero', Louise Redknapp followed a 30-day crash diet and intense exercise regime to reach a size zero dress size.
Signs of Anorexia Nervosa - Signs of anorexia nervosa can be physical, psychological and behavioural. Here are some of the most common signs and symptoms.
Negative Body Image - People with eating disorders sometimes have a negative body image and a distorted view of how they appear to others.
Eating Disorders Organisations in the UK - Here is a list of reputable UK-based organisations you can contact if you would like information about getting help for an eating disorder.
Body Mass Index Limitations - Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful tool in monitoring someone's health status, but it has its limitations.