Experts fear an anorexia epidemic among VERY YOUNG children, after shocking new figures show how many tiny tots are obsessed with their weight!
Almost 200 kids aged between five and nine were treated for eating disorders in the UK in the last three years! And that’s just the severe cases who were admitted to the hospital!
Super-skinny supermodels are under fire for inspiring preteens to have poor body images!
Health officials are becoming increasingly concerned as eating disorders are being treated for children as young as six-years-old!
New research reveals that more than half of all anorexia and bulimia sufferers developed the eating disorder by their 10th birthday. It’s no longer just an issue affecting teenagers — how horrifying is that, HollyMoms?
Listen up, parents of tweens. We have some news that you must read. As if raising a child, protecting them from bullies at school and keeping them away from dangerous influences wasn’t stressful enough, a new study has revealed that most eating disorders begin before the age of 10. Yes, you read that correctly. According to a story in The Sun newspaper in the UK, anorexia and bulimia are no longer just serious issues for high school students. Going for days without eating as well as binging and purging are now problems for the junior high crowd.
Doctors tell HollywoodLife.com her extremely low weight most likely caused Brittany’s sudden, tragic death.
She was only 32-years-old, so what could have caused Brittany Murphy to collapse from cardiac arrest on Dec. 20 in her LA home? “It is very uncommon to die suddenly [at 32],” Dr. Laura Fisher, an internist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, tells HollywoodLife.com. “This is very, very uncommon.” While Brittany’s mom, Sharon Murphy, told 911 that her daughter had type 2 diabetes, Dr. Fisher says that someone as young as Brittany “usually [doesn’t] die” from the disease.” Dr. Len Horovitz, an internist and lung specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York agrees: “This is very rare for a healthy 32-year-old girl to go into cardiac arrest, unless there are drugs involved, or a congenital heart disease … Type 2 diabetes would be unusual in a thin person like Brittany.”
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