The actor has discussed the long-term effects of anorexia on her body, including problems with fertility.
The 'Big Brother' star died at the age of 38 after battling anorexia for years.
Nikki Grahame has entered a treatment facility to help her beat her long-term battle with anorexia
Earlier this year, Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, a teen drama about suicide, was criticised for its alleged glamorisation of its delicate and harrowing subject matter. Starring Lily Collins, To The Bone is a Netflix original movie released in mid-July and tackles the story of Ellen (Collins) who is living with anorexia. The film sees the character explore her attempts to deal with the illness after meeting a quirky, unconventional doctor (Keanu Reeves).
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A small study in 16 people with severe anorexia has found that implanting stimulation electrodes into the brains of patients could ease their anxiety and help them gain weight. Researchers found that in extreme cases of the eating disorder, the technique - known as deep brain stimulation (DBS) - swiftly helped many of those studied reduce symptoms of either anxiety or depression, and improved their quality of life. A few months later, the improved psychological symptoms began to lead to changes in weight, the researchers said, with the average body mass index (BMI) of the group increasing to 17.3 – a rise of 3.5 points – over the course of the study.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — An anorexic and bulimic woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request.
Thousands of people have signed a petition to ban vlogger Eugenia Cooney from YouTube as they are concerned that she is battling anorexia. A statement on the petition’s page, which has over 15,000 signatures, reads: “Eugenia Cooney has a serious medical condition and needs to seek help. “She has not been getting better since the day she started YouTube , she’s getting more and more sick each day and it’s honestly like she does this bodily harm to herself and shows young girls that it’s ‘okay’ to be suffering from a medical condition such as Anorexia.
The 23-year-old singer opened up about the heartbreaking condition in the girlband’s new autobiography, Our World, revealing that she was just thirteen years of age when she developed the eating disorder.
Since bursting onto our screens as one of the best-loved Big Brother contestants of all time back in 2006, Nikki Grahame has found herself a deep rooted spot in the nation’s heart. Now, healthier than ever, Nikki has decided that enough is enough with there being no flattering clothes for smaller girls, teaming up with online store, JJY London, to launch an exclusive petite clothing range. After Nikki’s mum has come over and pointed out a hot guy to the reality star, telling Nik to ‘go for it’, an embarrassed Nikki opens up, telling us: “I am completely comfortable with my body now.