Male anorexia--sometimes termed "manorexia
"--and female anorexia share similar risk factors, but their features differ somewhat.
In one example, a member used factual information about medical terminology in his response on a thread discussing "Manorexia
" to support the member initiating the thread.
" in the tabloid press, the hidden problem of eating disorders among men and boys is becoming a growing worry for health professionals.
Refusing food to imitate rail-thin models is not a uniquely female affliction: male anorexia, or "manorexia
," is becoming more prevalent as men aspire to images of male beauty that are well-toned and fit.
Drunkorexiajoins an increasing list of eating disorder diagnoses not recognized or condoned by the medical community, including "manorexia
" (anorexia in men), "diabulimia" (diabetics using insulin restriction to purge), and even "bridorexia" (brides starving to fit into a certain size wedding dress).
THE stress of the credit crunch is causing a surge in "manorexia
", a leading Birmingham specialist has revealed.
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The number of men treated for anorexia - so called manorexia
- has increased by 67 per cent in the past five years.
For an estimated 5,000 men a year this can result in "manorexia
" - eating disorders such as anorexia where the sufferer starves himself to stay thin.
"The move follows reports that the number of men treated for anorexia - or 'manorexia
' as it has been dubbed - has increased by 67 per cent in the past five years."