Oliver Willis

‘Drunkorexia’ Tactic Becoming A College Trend

Drunkorexia college drinking trend is increasing in popularity, despite the danger associated with it.

“College students looking to avoid alcohol-related weight gain or get a faster buzz are increasingly turning to a seriously unhealthy habit called “drunkorexia.”

The practice involves skipping meals, exercising heavily before drinking alcohol, taking laxatives or diuretics, or vomiting after imbibing. A study presented last week at a meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism suggests this disturbing trend is on the rise.

Drunkorexia — so named because it straddles the line between an alcohol disorder and an eating disorder — isn’t a new condition, say experts.” [READ MORE]