Rachael Farrokh: 40 Pound Anorexic Woman Makes Plea For Help On Crowdfunding Site

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, indiegogo and GoFundMe have seen their share of people asking support for their latest movies, inventions or what not. But Rachael Farrokh’s crowdfunding page is asking for something more, it’s asking for help in saving her…

Rachael Farrokh: 40-Pound Anorexic Actress Pleas For Her Life

Rachael Farrokh, 37, weighs only 40 pounds, the result of a 10-year battle with anorexia. In an attempt to save her own life, Rachael Farrokh posted a video to YouTube begging for help. She and her husband, Rod Edmondson, have…

Demi Lovato On Eating Disorders: Not A Choice

Demi Lovato spoke out recently about eating disorders, giving a shout out to an organization that provides help to those suffering from them, as well as from additional mental illnesses. She also made mention of the fact that those with…

Curt Schilling’s Son Overcomes Anorexia in a Powerful Way

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has something to celebrate these days. The baseball star’s son, Gehrig Schilling, has overcome the battle of his life — a years-long struggle with anorexia. Diagnosed with the eating disorder when he was…

Dr. Drew’s Daughter Admits To Battle With Eating Disorder

Paulina Pinsky, 21, has admitted her battle with bulimia and anorexia. Paulina is the daughter of Celebrity Rehab host, Dr. Drew, who specializes in addictions. The news broke out just in time for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The revelation…

Dr. Drew: Daughter’s Lonely Struggle With Body Image

You would think a man who made a name for himself offering “medical” opinions nobody asked for and exploiting the public breakdowns of the rich and famous for personal gain would be far more observant as to what goes on…

Candace Cameron Bure Talks About Bulimia

Thirty-seven-year-old Candace Cameron Bure spoke with Thea Andrews of Omg! Insider where topics focused on her upcoming book, Balancing It All, as well as her adult struggles with bulimia. After her time portraying D.J. Tanner on the popular television show…

Eating Disorder Risk, Brain Size Linked in New Study

Earlier this week, a new study revealed evidence that certain eating disorders and alcoholism could share a genetic link. Now, another new study is showing that anorexia may be more prevalent in people with larger brains. The study, published in…

LeAnn Rimes Denies Rumors of Anorexia

When LeAnn Rimes entered rehab last year, rumors swirled that the actress was suffering from an eating disorder, as pictures of the country singer looking very skinny had surfaced in tabloids. Rimes denied the rumors, stating that the rehab was…

Crystal Renn: Plus-Size Model Shocks Industry With Weight Loss

In our culture, size is everything. It’s an important factor in just about every aspect of our lives: food, lodging, technology, money. In general, we want bigger, better, more…except when it comes to women’s bodies. Nowhere is this idea more…