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Digital Subscriptions > Healthy Magazine > September 2016 > 10 MIND CHANGING FACTS ABOUT EATING DISORDERS


For starters, they’re not about looks. We bust the misconceptions around anorexia and bulimia – which affect a startling 725,000 in the UK

1 Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness – higher even than depression. This is both from suicide and from medical complications associated with the illness. One of these can be heart attack after a patient’s body mass becomes very low due to lack of nutrition, and the body’s muscles, including the heart muscles, start to eat themselves. This naturally puts a strain on the heart. In addition, when a person makes themselves sick frequently, they lose much of the body’s potassium, which can trigger a heart arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), again raising their risk of a heart attack.

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This issue, healthy is packed with expert know-how and inspirational ideas to keep your wellness on track throughout late summer. Meet the winner of our nationwide Face of healthy competition: we’ve picked a real-life beauty to be our cover star. We’ve also explored what it means to #Loveorganic in the real world, including how and when to buy organic produce. Plus, we’ve hunted far and wide for 33 tempting eat-well ideas for you to experiment with. Restore your balance and wellbeing with your digital issue of healthy.

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