Items Tagged ‘Anorexia’

Ask the Doctors - I'm past menopause. Should I be worried about osteoporosis?

April 2, 2018

Ask the Doctors – I’m past menopause. Should I be worried about osteoporosis?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I just turned 65, and even though I’m strong and healthy, my friends say I should be concerned about osteoporosis. What is it, and how do I know if I have it? Dear Reader: Osteoporosis, which literally means “porous bones,” is a progressive disease in which bone mass is lost. As a result, […]

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Tags: Agility, Alcoholism, Anorexia, Balance, bone health, bone loss, Bone mass, Bones, cigarette smoking, diet, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko


Brain imaging could offer clues to anxiety, anorexia nervosa's tangled web

April 10, 2017

Brain imaging could offer clues to anxiety, anorexia nervosa’s tangled web

By Tami Dennis Tami Dennis

Anorexia nervosa or anxiety. Anxiety or anorexia nervosa. When it comes to treating people who struggle with both anxiety and anorexia nervosa, or the obsessive desire to lose weight, too many doctors focus on one condition or the other. That’s a mistake, say UCLA experts in the treatment of eating disorders. “People with eating disorders […]

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Tags: Anorexia, anorexia nervosa, Anxiety, brain imaging study, Dr. Jamie Feusner, eating disorders, Michael Strober, obsessive-compulsive disoder, UCLA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program