weight problems - updates

Rappler's latest stories on weight problems


Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM

One of the primary reasons people overeat and regain lost weight is that they have not changed the underlying behavior that leads them to crave comfort from food

SURVIVAL MODE? The drive to overeat may be rooted in survival brain circuits. Image from Shutterstock

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalized in Abu Dhabi

May 05, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty arrived in India on a specially modified Airbus plane in February and has now shed an astonishing 323 kilograms in 3 months

HOSPITALIZED. This handout photograph released by The Saifee Hospital on March 9, 2017, shows Egyptian patient Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty as she lies in a hospital bed at The Saifee Hospital in Mumbai on March 8, 2017, after an operation. File photo by Saifee Hospital/AFP

[Two Pronged] Not turned on by my overweight wife

Mar 22, 2015 - 9:53 AM

After her pregnancy she hasn t been able bring her weight down Sadly she has also become very gossipy and somewhat trivial writes Frustrated Husband

[Two Pronged] 'Feeding me arouses him'

Aug 24, 2014 - 11:21 AM

He wants me to reach 500 lbs He likes feeding me and he gets so aroused when he does it writes this week s Two Pronged reader