Studying the 'gut-brain axis,' researchers find evidence of an association between the gut microbiota and the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
Regardless of how you approach them, interventions aren't fun for anyone involved. There are, however, some steps I believe can be taken during this painful meeting to up the odds of your loved one seeking medical help.I suffered from Anorexia (as well as a wicked addiction to exercise) from ages... Continue reading
From the steady stream of diet advertisements on TV, to the calorie counts on menus at restaurants, our diet and fitness-obsessed world is a complicated climate for those who are in recovery from an eating disorder. While it is impossible...Show More Summary
For the millions of persons living and coping with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia, the arrival of Mental Health Awareness Week this year, October 4-10, is no different than any other week: their ongoing battles, struggles and coping with their illness is the same this week as it [...]
Living in a home that has unexplained activity can cause stress, anxiety, fear, and even anger for the homeowners. It can cause arguments and unease between family members. It can create sleep disorders, eating disorders, panic attacks, depression, and even manic-like behavior. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato has been open about her mental health struggles, which included eating disorders, and the challenges she’s experienced feeling comfortable with her body. She decided to “put her money where her mouth is” for her latest Vanity Fair photo shoot: she posed nude, without makeup, and with no retouching. RELATED: Did Wilmer Valderrama teach […]
Along with anger comes companion emotions that need to be examined as you heal from your eating disorder or disordered eating. Anger can be an immediate response to pain in your life. Fear, guilt and shame, however, follow close beh...
Your weekly dose of cynicism with a double order of 'don't go there', from Clare and Jessie Stephens.
An epically organized guide to some of our best work on topics including depression, anxiety, grief, eating disorders, substance abuse and other legitimately important topics. The post The Autostraddle Guide To Queer Mental Health appeared first on Autostraddle.
Eating correctly is hard for all of us, but for some, the struggle is deadly. Severe over-eating or under-eating may lead to an eating disorder, a disease many of us have experience with, even if it is rarely diagnosed. We were so grateful to have Dr. Show More Summary
For something we end up doing every day of our lives, eating correctly still seems to be one of the hardest tasks to figure out. Are we eating too much? Are we eating too little? How does what we eat affect our body, or our appearance?...Show More Summary
Ever wonder why clowns are so creepy? I just saw this old commercial on Reddit and had to share it. It is guaranteed to produce not only a clownphobic response but an eating disorder in any child. Sugar Rice Krinkles was a failed cereal by Post and one can see why. By the way, before […]
23-year-old Maya Pillay who struggled with anorexia for years before she was finally able to get the help she needed. At age 19, the UK native began to obsessively exercise and diet in an attempt to lose weight, and it didn't take long for things to spiral out of control. Friends began to voice their concerns to [...]
Admitting to yourself (and to others) that you have an eating disorder is hard. Seeking treatment for an eating disorder is hard. Working through recovery is hard. This eating disorder business is very hard. And yet we carry on and continue moving forward with the hope of a better life. Show More Summary
There's one person keeping Lil Wayne and Christina Milian together… And that person is Benjamin… Or rather Benjamins, as in $$$! Related: Christina Admits She 'Considered' Having An Eating Disorder! As we reported this week, the rapper and the singer broke up due to their hectic work schedules. However, if you think the Grandfathered actress is leaving the Lollipop [...]
Five years after The Hills ended in 2010, cast member Stephanie Pratt is finally ready to speak out about hit MTV reality series— and the truth isn’t so pretty. Check… READ ON
While looking for news about the connection between diabetes and eating disorders, I came across a question that stopped me in my tracks... The post Eating Disorders and Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
Kourtney Kardashian’s recent weight loss is sparking rumors that the oldest Kardashian sister may have an eating disorder. According to The Hollywood Gossip, in the months since Kourtney Kardashian’s split with Scott Disick she has dropped the pounds and seemingly toned up in what is being called her revenge body. Show More Summary
In the wake of her breakup with Scott Disick, Kourtney Kardashian seemed to put all of her focus into dieting and working out. It's not an uncommon way for people to distract themselves after a relationship comes to an end, and as aShow More Summary
A rising model’s lanky frame has some worried she’s promoting eating disorders.