Despite what it may look like, the quality of life for most people who are able to emigrate deteriorates significantly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
A study found that people with eating disorders had a considerably higher risk of suicide attempts, compared with people without eating disorders. The risk was especially high among those with anorexia nervosa.
Given the look of modern Hollywood celebrities, it's not surprising that over a fifth of young adult men are using potentially dangerous methods to achieve a more muscular, more idealised body.
Fans are calling the reality star out for her reaction to being called anorexic in a recent Instagram post.
This mom-to-be was able to beat her eating disorder with the help of the love of her life.
If your teenager is feeling bored these holidays, they'll love you for this list.
“I want other people who are suffering from eating disorders to know that they aren’t alone"
Binge eating disorder can be hard to diagnose. Learn to spot the signs so that you can help a loved one.
Scrolling through Facebook and my Instagram feed, I see examples of this eating disorder proudly posted, worn like some sort of weird #fitspo badge of honour. I know… because I used to be one of those people.
With suicidal tendencies in children growing at an alarming rate, a researcher explains why children's mental health should be prioritised in schools.
Online dating shouldn't make you feel bad about yourself.
Stereotypes around eating disorders need to be challenged.
There are a number of misconceptions about eating disorders that make them even harder to treat.
It really sucks when food is your enemy.
Uncovering what happens when pregnant women would rather "starve for two".
What is this new eating disorder that can potentially kill diabetics? We take a look.
"Food is still the biggest challenge in my life..."
The death of her godfather inspired her to fight off bulimia and anorexia – which saw her binging and purging on a daily basis.
She suffered from excruciating migraines, hypertension, tinnitus, disorientation, hot flushes, nausea and asthma for years. Doctors kept telling Anna* she was stressed – but she knew they were wrong.
Polish fashion model reveals the dark side of the modelling world in video.
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