Anorexia Sufferer Refused UK NHS Treatment

Anorexia Sufferer Refused UK NHS Treatment

An anorexia sufferer in the UK who has not eaten solid food for a whole year has been refused NHS treatment for her condition. Emma Duffy, 24, obtains nutrition from liquid nitrogen that is fed to her through a tube and she has borderline personality disorder (BPD), but a specialist unit in York that specifically deals with […]

Oxytocin the Love Hormone May Be Treatment for Anorexia

Oxytocin the Love Hormone May Be Treatment for Anorexia

Oxytocin is the “love hormone” providing groundbreaking evidence in the treatment of anorexia nervosa.  Oxytocin is the hormone spontaneously discharged during acts of bonding, sex, breastfeeding, and childbirth.  This specific hormone may be the key factor in assisting with multiple psychiatric disorders. Whether referred to as the “cuddle chemical,” “bonding hormone,” or “love hormone,” oxytocin […]