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Today’s society pressures people to have an excellent physique and look attractive. This pressure has caused major problems in the human psyche. Instead of a healthy diet and exercise, people are now purging to look good. The abuse of purging actually gives the patient a sense of relief, this is a psychological disorder known as bulimia nervosa. In this H.I.C. article, by Ronald Uy, you will learn various symptoms of bulimia and recommended treatments to help someone with this psychological disorder. Bulimia is a serious concern and extremely unhealthy. If you know someone with this disorder please read on and you can help them.

Untreated Anorexia Nervosa leads to unspeakable hell for those who suffer its devastating psychological and physical effects. Although a great deal of media attention has focused on this disease and its impact in the world of fashion, sports and performing arts, Anorexia remains a complicated and misunderstood condition that impacts the lives of thousands daily in all walks of life.This article by Ronald Uy, RN, tears the lid off this shadowy world and sharply defines what Anorexia really is, its signs and symptoms, who is at the greatest risk, what leads to it, how it is diagnosed, while providing sound advice and hope for sufferers as well as friends and family.

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Obesity is the single largest contributor to declining health suffered by Americans (and for that matter the world community). Obesity rates have increased across the board in all population demographics in the United States over the last several decades. The statistics are staggering and if a sea-change in attitudes about learning to live and eat a healthier lifestyle, Americans (who lead the world in this sad statistic) will continue to suffer and die from obesity. This article by Ronald Uy is a comprehensive condensed snapshot on obesity and not only covers the statistics, but details the measures government and even the manufacturers of food products are responding to this life-or-death subject.

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Ever wonder why some people just can’t seem to keep their weight down or why some people keep on eating and never get fat? Some of us go to great lengths just to keep our weight down. Society has placed so much value in keeping a slim figure that being healthy means keeping a slim figure. Read this new article by H.I.C. staff and contributor Ronlad Uy to find out more!

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