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Anorexia nervosa, Eating Disorder

  What is Anorexia?   Anorexia is an eating disorder with an obsession with weight loss, refusing to eat, and where starvation affects the personality. It is also associated with bulimia.  Anorexia is more common for teenaged girls in developed countries.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. An anorexic may see themselves as fat, obsessed with death and exercise. Recent studies suggest that a zinc deficiency plays a role in the perpetuation of bulimia and anorexia.   Complications of Anorexia nutritional deficiencies, especially zinc food allergies imbalances of amino acid   Symptoms of Anorexia wasting of the body, especially muscle tissue menstruation stops, sexual development stops yellow, dry skin dull hair low blood pressure low weight anemia sensitivity and pain to...

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Bulimia nervosa, Eating Disorder

What is Bulimia? Bulimia is an eating disorder with overeating and then self-induced vomiting. It is also associated with anorexia nervosa, obsessive weight loss and starvation. Bulimia is more common for adolescent girls and women aged 12 – 30 in developed countries. However, it is difficult to know how prevalent bulimia truly is, because the eating disorder is done in secret.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. Recent studies suggest that a zinc deficiency plays a role in the perpetuation of bulimia and anorexia.   Complications of Bulimia nutritional deficiencies, especially zinc food allergies imbalances of amino acid   Symptoms of Bulimia thin, normal, slightly underweight (with anorexia, serious weight loss) binging, vomiting after eating, several times a day, or...

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Eczema

  Eczema is also known as dermatitis, or an inflammation of the skin. It is characterized by itching, blisters, red bumps, swelling, oozing, scaling, and crusting. Though eczema is not life threatening, it can be uncomfortable and impact the eczema sufferer and those around the eczema sufferer.   Eczema & Allergies Eczema occurs more often in people with families histories of hay fever, allergies, asthma.  In other cases, eczema may be situational. To avoid further irritation of the skin, wear natural fabrics, nonirritating fibers, avoid irritating substances, excess chemicals, and scented fabric softeners. Look for hypoallergenic, organic, natural fabric detergents and softeners, soaps, shampoos, lotions, and anything else in contact with the skin. The causes of eczema are hard to determine because it is multifaceted, meaning that it is the visible symptom of deeper problems such as food allergies, leaky gut syndrome, or other conditions.  Determining food allergies and removing allergens from the diet...

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