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3 Popular Myths About Having An Eating Disorder

1 hour agoOdd : Thought Catalog

You can be thin, average, overweight, obese, or incredibly fit and be struggling with disordered eating.

I Had An Eating Disorder And I Didn’t Even Know It

yesterdayOdd : Thought Catalog

I got it in my head that maybe my life would be better if I was prettier. And if I was skinnier, maybe I’d be prettier.

Sarah Gerard’s ‘Binary Star': A Novel About Anorexia and Outer Space That Transcends Its Own Metaphors

I nearly put down Sarah Gerard’s Binary Star after only a few pages. “We know each other’s sickness”; “I empty myself”; the prose is full of clichés, sentences seemingly ripped from the pop psychology of eating disorders and codependent relationships. Show More Summary

Will Israel’s Ban on Underweight Models Have Any Impact on Eating Disorders?

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new law effective on January 1 bans models from working if they don't meet state-approved weight guidelines.

Fatsronauts 101: Choosing to Be Fat Is Okay

[Content Note: Fat hatred; disordered eating.]Something that comes up a lot in conversations about privilege and marginalization is that marginalized people don't have a choice over their identities, either by virtue of birth or circumstance. Show More Summary

New Pill May Help With Binge Eating Disorder

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A drug typically used to treat ADHD has shown promising in treating eating disorders.

One Man’s Long Battle With Eating Disorders

Anorexia and bulimia affect men just as much as women. The post One Man’s Long Battle With Eating Disorders appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Young Woman Who Thought She Was 'Dead' Actually Had Rare Disorder

Post by Kiri Blakeley. There seems to be a disorder for every possible thing you can imagine: Remember the girl who suffered from trichophagia and had a nine-pound hairball in her stomach from compulsively eating her own hair? Or there's...Show More Summary

An ADHD drug may tame binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder, a newly recognized condition in which bouts of voracious eating lead to guilt, shame and often obesity, may yield to lisdexamfetamine (marketed as Vyvanse), a medication that has been used for several years to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children...

ADHD drug has limited benefit for treating binge eating disorder

At some doses, the medication lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, a drug approved to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, was effective compared with placebo in decreasing binge-eating (BE) days in patients with binge-eating disorder...Show More Summary

There’s a Promising Pill For Binge Eating Disorder

last weekHealth : Healthland

A drug typically used to treat ADHD in adults and kids may also be an effective treatment for binge eating disorder, a new study shows. In the study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, researchers tested the safety and effectiveness of the drug lisdexamfetamine dimesylate on people with binge eating disorder—those who repeatedly eat an…

I'm Pretty Sure I Both Made It Snow and Eased My Seasonal Affective Disorder With These Post-Holiday Nail Wraps

last weekLifestyle : xoJane

Nail wraps are the easiest way to wear complicated nail art without any effort, which is great because I've got Cheetos to eat.

Exorcism Of The Day

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Tina suffered a lifetime of alcoholism, drug abuse, eating disorders and four failed marriage. All this was rooted in a bloodline curse of Murder and Baal."

Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed. Will policing models’ body weight have any influence on the prevalence of eating disorders?

For When You Miss Your Eating Disorder

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

We most likely haven’t met, but I know that girl with natural talent and big dreams of the shore above is still in you.

Demi Lovato Looking To Better Herself In 2015

Demi Lovato is hoping to spend a significant part of the new year keeping herself in tip-top shape, both emotionally and physically. For those who don’t keep up with the pop star’s life, Lovato has battled eating disorders and self-esteem issues for years. Show More Summary

Nicole Scherzinger Blames Bulimia for Relationship With Pussycat Dolls

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former front woman of The Pussycat Dolls would like to apologize to her bandmates for allowing her eating disorder to affect their relationship.

Confessing About My Eating Disorder Led to the Biggest Disappointment of My Life

3 weeks agoLifestyle : xoJane

An eating disorder is a unique state of hell inside your mind. It’s paralyzing and sometimes, it’s inescapable. I’m not disappointed. I’m not ashamed. I’m not embarrassed.

Demi Lovato Inspires Us All With Instagram Message

It’s no secret that Demi Lovato has struggled a lot emotionally and physically, and her body image was definitely part of that. She’s been very open about her experiences with eating disorders, so her latest Instagram post will surely resonate with a lot of people who also struggle, to a greater or lesser degree, with […]

Teen Eating Disorders Masked By ‘Successful Dieting’

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Even adolescents of normal weight suffer from disorders like anorexia nervosa.

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