Extreme over-training and food restriction is common in nearly every sport that ladies compete in, it's just more noticeable in skating (or gymnastics) because costumes hide precious little. read more
Kerry Washington continues to make it rain on them hoes! The Hollyweird stunner is on the cover of the newest issue of People Magazine celebrating just how far she’s come. Via People.com: Walking into the after-party for her Saturda...
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces positive top-line results from two identically designed randomized placebo-controlled Phase 3 studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) versus placebo in adults with binge eating disorder (BED). Show More Summary
How anyone still associates food issues and body image problems strictly with affluent white girls is beyond me, but it is what it is. More » Teenage Boys (Still) Get Eating Disorders (Too) is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..
Parents and doctors assume eating disorders very rarely affect males. However, a study of 5,527 teenage males from across the US challenges this belief. Researchers found 17.9 percent of adolescent boys were extremely concerned about their weight and physique. These boys were more likely to start engaging in risky behaviors, including drug use and frequent binge drinking.
Boston?November 4, 2013 - Parents and doctors assume eating disorders very rarely affect males. However, a study of 5,527 teenage males from across the U.S., published Nov.4 in JAMA Pediatrics, challenges this belief. Boston Children's Hospital researchers found 17.9 percent of adolescent boys were extremely concerned about their weight and physique. Show More Summary
Man, that Full House cast has had it rough. Jodie Sweetin got addicted to meth. Ashley Olsen developed an eating disorder. Candice Cameron Bure' got Kirk-Cameroned. Blake McIver, who played Michelle's friend Derek Boyd on Full House and...Show More Summary
Most inspiring stories have unlikely beginnings. This is true when you look at the running career of Danielle Hastings. This avid runner, also known as The T-Rex Runner, is a distinguished member of the Marathon Maniacs and is completing her goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. “I have finished 34 states and [...]
Trigger Warning: Discussion of eating disorders and Halloween candy. None of us were born with a negative body image, nor did it develop overnight. So assuming we can instantaneously fix it just because we decide to feel better about our bodies is a bit unrealistic. In short, it takes PRACTICE! We must practice setting limits […]
Is shame about your body affecting your relationship? Or do you have a child who has an eating disorder and it’s affecting your family? Shame plays a big role in the feelings related to food and it’s important to understand the cause in order to treat it. Read on to learn about the feelings and […]
The teenage girl was in my office for a routine physical. As we were talking about healthy dietary habits and routine exercise, she blurted it out: “I make good choices, Dr. Natasha, I’m not like those girls who just want a bigger thigh gap.” “So, you guys are talking about thigh gaps now?” I asked with horrified curiosity. [...]
Hello, friends. I have written about my eating disorder on The Gloss previously, but it was long enough ago that I know that many of you probably haven’t read it or don’t remember the piece. Essentially, I threw up my food for the majority of a decade. Show More Summary
During my freshman year at Penn State University, I began to starve myself. I thought that if I were thin enough, I would be accepted. I would no longer be ugly. I wouldn't be alone all the time. I would go on dates. I would kiss a girl. Show More Summary
In the field of fitness trackers and apps, evidence of their efficacy is often anecdotal. The New York-based health startup Noom is looking to back their technology up with harder evidence, though, and they have received a small business grant from the National Institutes of Health to do so.
Sensitivity, nuance, awareness and even a touch of humor... More » 10 Quotes That Will Help You Understand Eating Disorders is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..
Anorexia nervosa is a potentially life-threatening eating disorder. It is a serious psychological disorder characterized by either a significantly reduced appetite or complete aversion to eating. A patient with anorexia nervosa, often...Show More Summary
For 10 years I’ve felt a certain way about food and my body and it’s consumed me in unimaginable ways. To have thought this way for so long and to now be removed of that is kind of… disconcerting.
This post is brought to you by our friends at Mommyish. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I struggled with an eating disorder for many years, which is always fun. Things got even more fun a few years ago when I needed to go on a particular...Show More Summary
JJ Vincent hopes that the nascent conversation about men and eating disorders keeps growing.
As I've mentioned in the past, I struggled with an eating disorder for many years, which is always fun. Things got even more fun a few years ago when I needed to go on a particular medication, one that had the unfortunate side effect of making me gain quite a bit of weight (among other shitastic things). Show More Summary