by Hannah Brown
Happy Easter, Happy Holidays or simply Happy Weekend! School is out, the half term is here and for most people the Bank Holidays provides a very welcome break from the daily grind. You wouldn’t think it, or perhaps you do, but holidays and festive periods can cause discomfort and anguish for some people.
Signs of anorexia include: fear of gaining weight, unrealistic ideas about body shape or weight; denial of a problem; an ‘inner voice’ that challenges views on eating and exercise; strange or obsessive behaviour around eating; mood swings, depression, secrecy; restlessness or hyperactivity; wearing baggy clothes; vomiting, taking laxatives, exercising excessively.