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Getting over anorexia takes time. Unlike bulimia, where recovery rates are similar after different durations of the illness, recovery from anorexia seems to become harder to grasp hold of the longer you have been suffering. Studies looking at long-term outcomes for anorexia find that of those still suffering after 5 years, nearly 70% are recovered…

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Can pregnancy trigger an eating disorder? Media reports have made much of the fact that a proportion of women experience eating problems during pregnancy [1][1] – sometimes the first time they have had a full blown eating disorder.  However this group are likely to have had a difficult history with food and many admit to…

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Stress and anxiety are generally perceived as negative intrusions in our lives and can be emotionally and physically destructive. It is crucial to learn to deal with stress and anxiety rather than to allow them to get out of your control and become overwhelming.   1 ) Understand stress Identify the main sources of stress…

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