Eight years in I knew I needed help for my eating disorder, but I was still trying to convince myself I’d get better on my own. I’d like to say I chose to go to the hospital because I had faith in recovery and made […]
After her daughter came forward with an eating disorder, Ms. Grefe organized a national campaign to convince women that being too thin can be fatal.
[Content Note: Fat hatred; food policing; diet talk; disordered eating.]This is a pretty terrific interview with Traci Mann, "who teaches psychology at the University of Minnesota and has been studying eating habits, self-control and...Show More Summary
Because Type 2 diabetes is linked to bad eating habits, it becomes easy to get obsessed with food. How does the desire to eat right become orthorexia? The post Type 2 Diabetes and a New Eating Disorder appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
Researchers found that removing a receptor in mice caused the same behaviors exhibited in humans with eating disorders.
A new study found that kids with ADHD may be more prone to loss of control eating syndrome.
An inspiring story from YourTango on one woman's personal triumph over her eating disorder. My self-esteem was at an all-time low. I felt tortured, thought I was a failure, binged and gained weight rapidly. My family worried about my health, and I felt... Show More Summary
I vividly remember the day I decided that I would use food to control my body. Read the rest
A photo series of Afghan girls who, forbidden from riding bikes, are skateboarding around Kabul. On eating disorders and diabetes. “All I’ve sought is peace with my body, but my femaleness keeps inciting conflict.” On the politics of Colorado’s successful IUD program for teens, which Republicans just slashed. Show More Summary
Researchers have found that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity are considerably more likely than other children to have loss of control eating syndrome.
“We’re in competition with no one,” he says. He is known as people’s “last resort.”
Q: I’m getting married in six months and I’m freaking out about the photos. I’ve struggled with body image and various levels of disordered eating for most of my life, but have worked really hard to heal my relationship with my bodyShow More Summary
Eating disorders remain one of the most misunderstood, stigmatized and discriminated against mental disorders. People with depression seem to willingly share their struggles, while eating disorders seem to remain stubbornly in the dark shadows. The simplistic, false beliefs that a person should just “not eat […]
Bariatric surgery is the latest medical development in the world of obesity treatment. From Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight—and What We Can Do about It by Harriet Brown. Reprinted courtesy of Da Capo Lifelong Books. Show More Summary
Health and fitness apps may fail their most vulnerable users.
Regional and religious pressures prevent those suffering from eating disorders from seeking treatment.
MelCap Systems is an Israeli firm that may offer a new way of treating obesity and other eating conditions using a swallowable electronic pill. The technology is still in development, but the company already received a patent for its...Show More Summary
Nina Freeman has created games about her experience of assault, eating disorders and childhood development -- her upcoming work, Cibele, invites the player to explore the files, photos and other intimate materials on a version of her own computer on the way to a story about her first sexual experience.
In every joke, there’s a sliver of truth. In a one-liner delivered Wednesday by Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim, that sliver was the size of a human liver. “If Hannibal Lecter ran a 4.3, we’d probably diagnose it as an eating disorder,” Keim said, via Darren Urban of the team’s official website. The comment came in…
Your roommate seems to be bulimic. How would you handle that?