Anorexia - a terrible disease, the fight against which requires a huge effort and a long time. And this is not the fact that it will be successful. Often comes the painful effort to escape - is death ...
Twins-doctor, who competed with each other to exhaustion
These are professional doctors, the children of famous writers - but for twenty years, these twins competed with each other in self-destruction. Even now, those of Mary and Kathy Campbell - women with children unnatural bodies and voices trying to figure out what to do with their lives.
To the despair of his parents, sister spend most of his life in various clinics. Now they are again hospitalized for several months. But this time they are determined to finally defeat the disease.
This is not the first known case of anorexia in twins
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That attracted the world's attention. Twins Samantha and Michaela Kendall as many years struggled with anorexia. Michael died in 1994 due to the effects of anorexia. Samantha struggled for a long time and even managed a little weight gain, but in 1997, committed suicide.
Male model died of anorexia
Jeremy Dzhillittser was a male model with beautiful looks and an athletic figure. But the majority did not know that in this beautiful screen hiding a man who fought all his life with anorexia and bulimia. After long refusing food, constant vomiting and debilitating exercises, it is practically nullified his body. When Jeremy in 2010, died at the age of 38, he weighed 30 kg.
Mother anoreksichka who wears the same clothes that her seven-year old daughter
Standing side by side in identical dresses Rebecca and Maisie Jones may seem sisters. But in fact, Rebecca 26 years old, and her daughter Rebecca 7. long suffered from anorexia, so can wear clothing made for the seven-year girl. It weighs 32 kg, less than her daughter, which is 20 cm below.
"I am proud that I can wear the same things that Maisie. This is wrong, but I feel good. I do not think I'm thin, "- says Rebecca.
She works as an administrator at the clinic, and eats only soup, toast and Energy, though doctors have repeatedly warned her that such a diet does not provide the needs of the body and almost kills her. At the same time, it allows the daughter, who already weighs 35 kg, enjoy chocolates and cakes.
The girl who walked for 12 hours a day to lose weight
Lauren Bailey lost weight to 22 kg, walking distance 12 hours a day, but was able to return to normal. Healthy looking 26-year-old Lauren hides a ten-year struggle with the illness, which almost killed her when she drove herself to the weight of a child of five. In accordance with his obsession, she went every day aimlessly through the streets from 6 am to 6 pm. She then spent 18 months in hospital, but still coped with anorexia.
The mother, who keeps to a diet with her daughter-anoreksichkoy
Dolly Jenkinson - the mother of 17-year-old Ruth, suffering from anorexia. Dolly could not determine exactly when and why her daughter began eating disorders, but she knows that anorexia nearly killed Ruth. After several years, when she took her daughter's different doctors and was sitting with her in the hospital, 44-year-old Dolly came up with their own way to deal with the illness of his daughter.
Incredibly, she sat on a diet to get along with her daughter to limit themselves in eating and count calories. Even the most Dolly the decision does not seem very logical, and some doctors have begun to doubt whether or not to do, and the treatment of the mother.
But it worked. Dolly had lost 20 kg and now wears a size 44, and Ruth gained 12 kg, however, it still has a long road to recovery.
Mother suffers from pregoreksii (anorexia pregnant)
Most of the mothers are happy, looking at the growing belly, but Maggie Baumann from California, it was different. "When his stomach began to grow, I remember looking at myself and thought I did not want to live in this body," - says 48-year-old woman.
Maggie Baumann, two children, and during pregnancy, she suffered from eating disorders, which is called pregoreksiya. She admits that it is not thought that could harm children.
She teens struggling with anorexia, but her condition worsened, she got married and decided to have children. During the first pregnancy she gained quite normal for expectant mothers 15 kg, but it frightened her. Maggie Baumann admits that she was afraid of pregnancy, did not want to buy special clothes and hide their position from the neighbors until the ninth month.
During her second pregnancy Maggie gained only 1, 5 kg. She was constantly tormented himself a strenuous workout. Even after she almost lost the baby, Maggie still did not exercise less or eat more.
Finally, she called an ambulance because of chest pain
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Maggie was taken to hospital and was told that her organs are failing. Subsequently Baumann managed to cope with the disease, it maintains a healthy weight, and is proud that her daughter are healthy.
The model, which is divided in social advertising against anorexia
Many remember Isabelle Caro, a daring model that posed naked to warn all the horror of anorexia. She lost the battle with the disease and died at the age of 28 in 2010 from respiratory diseases. Renowned photographer Isabelle were lifted in 2007, but in some countries they have been banned. The advertising campaign sparked heated debate, especially in the fashion circles, which often are very thin models.
Isabel suffered from anorexia nervosa 13 years. She said that she agreed to take part in the shooting to her years of torment have not been in vain, "I know it's shocking photos. I want to shock people to pay attention to the warning of the seriousness of anorexia. " During the shooting of the model height 165 cm weighed about 32 kg.
The woman who won anorexia to become a mother
Haley Wilde was so thin that, as the doctors said, it remained only a week before his death. However, three years later she was able to overcome the disease and have a baby. Her son Michael was born with normal weight 3, 5 kg, which can hardly be expected when it was anoreksichkoy.
Haley (now she is 20 years old) struggled with anorexia 11 years. With the growth of 170 cm, she weighed only 32 kg, her hair fell out and did not have four years of menstruation. Haley was hospitalized and fed through a tube. The doctors were able to help her, and thanks to the care of parents and husband, she was able to become a happy mother.
The bride, who coped with anorexia to put on a wedding dress
31-year-old Kate puncher from Glasgow managed to beat anorexia, when the bridegroom bought her wedding dress two sizes too big, and asked her to get better. A former model, Kate began anorexia
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When her former young man threatened to break up with her if she potolsteet. As a result, Kate brought themselves up to 25 kg of weight, ate almost nothing and constantly taking laxatives. She said that the damage to the body so severe that she could not have children. But when she became engaged to Barry fire, he said that they will play a wedding, only if it is better.
"The idea is to gain weight, I was terrified, but I was willing to do anything to become the wife of Barry," - says Kate. She started normally have three meals a day and recovered 30 kg to 50 pay even give her a little bit. Kate and Barry were married in Cuba in 2009, and after that Kate successfully gave birth to a daughter.
Sister models from Uruguay who died from anorexia with a difference of six months
The fashion world has turned over after the death of Eliana Ramos, models from Uruguay - six months after the death of her sister Luisel Ramos, which occurred almost on the podium. The sisters were to participate together in the show, but the 22-year-old Luisel became ill before the final output. Six months later, 18-year-old Elian was found dead at her home in Montevideo. Although the official medical report was not, the judge said that she had died of a heart attack
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