Search Results : Eating Disorder


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Eating Disorder Recovery: What an Imperfect Health Care System Taught Me

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 […]

Lynn Grefe, Advocate for Those With Eating Disorders, Dies at 65

3 weeks agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

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.

Research Confirms What Fat People Have Been Saying

[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

Type 2 Diabetes and a New Eating Disorder

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.

Scientists Discover Gene Mutation That Causes Eating Disorders in Mice

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that removing a receptor in mice caused the same behaviors exhibited in humans with eating disorders.

Study Links Childhood ADHD With Eating Disorders

4 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study found that kids with ADHD may be more prone to loss of control eating syndrome.

10 Critical Lessons I Learned From Having a Binge-Eating Disorder

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

One man's long battle with eating disorders

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I vividly remember the day I decided that I would use food to control my body. Read the rest

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

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

Medical News Today: Children with ADHD more likely to have eating disorder

Researchers have found that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity are considerably more likely than other children to have loss of control eating syndrome.

Love Notes from Hell: Roy Nelson on Addiction, Eating Disorders, and Freedom from Obsession

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

“We’re in competition with no one,” he says. He is known as people’s “last resort.”

How to Look Good in Photos

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

Top 10 Eating Disorder Blogs of 2015

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 […]

America's Eating Disorder: Guess Who Profits From Our Doomed Obsession With Weight Loss?

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

Treatment For Eating Disorders in the South Impeded by Regional Culture

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Regional and religious pressures prevent those suffering from eating disorders from seeking treatment.

MelCap Electronic Pill to Help Treat Obesity, Eating Disorders

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

'I make games, and now I don't need to hide anymore'

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.

Keim’s quip gets to the heart of the off-field dilemma

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…

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