For years, one of my biggest struggles in therapy and trying to understand my eating disorder was being unable to unlock that A-HA moment. I felt that successful therapy meant I had to "uncover" something... something repressed, something traumatic in some way. Show More Summary
She's a National Eating Disorder Association advocate
Like puberty, midlife puts women at risk for eating disorders. Its time for doctors to stop ignoring it.
The Joint Commission (TJC) has agreed to add several new requirements to its accreditation review of behavioral health care organizations providing treatment for individuals with eating disorders and their families.
This blog is the fifth part of a nine-part series chronicling Iris' 46-year battle with bulimia. To read the first, second and third parts, go here and here and here. md-health,com There are a few things that catch my attention during the initial days surrounding my decision to seek professional help for my disordered eating. Show More Summary
It’s not what you think. I have anorexia. My first instinct was to at least shield you, random stranger on the Internet, from that truth, to ease you in. But there’s no way to put that gently. That’s not my reality. My reality is that...Show More Summary
Host Larry David kicked off this week's hotly-anticipated Saturday Night Live with a monologue chock-full of his trademark cranky-guy humor, including an edgy riff on eating disorders and a joke about musical guest The 1975.
While it has already been two days since the Times "Style" section declared that juicing is OVER and instead souping is the chicest way to develop an eating disorder, we have not had enough time to adjust our dials accordingly. Our fridges are still stocked with green juice and alkaline water... More »
LOS ANGELES — Grace Helbig may be known for her quirky, comedic videos, but long before her Internet fame the YouTube star struggled with an eating disorder. In high school, Helbig used to count calories and obsessively exercise, struggling with exercise bulimia. Show More Summary
Eating disorders are serious health concerns. They deprive the world of the contribution of countless sufferers who do not get the care they need to recover. Far too often, they destroy lives permanently. They are a significant cause of early death. Show More Summary
In this unfiltered series, I talk candidly about issues I feel strongly about. Today, I’m talking about the relationship between the media and eating disorders.
Diabulimia occurs when people with Type 1 diabetes manipulate their insulin in order to purge calories, much as someone with bulimia might induce vomiting.
Kylie Jenner just can't win. The 18-year old gets slammed any time she shares a social media photo that highlights her cleavage... and she also gets in trouble online any time she covers that cleavage up. The supposedly single reality...Show More Summary
Post by Kelly Bryant. In another case of pinning serious issues on reality stars, Kylie Jenner's stomach selfies have sparked eating disorder rumors, with commenters alleging her tiny waist will cue others to stop eating or worse. Those are pretty bold statements regarding a couple of selfies that really don't look much different from her others. Show More Summary
Most of us think of Instagram as a place to scope pretty home pics or beauty inspo. Would you be surprised to learn IG has a growing eating disorder recovery community? A group of girls are kicking their EDs to the curb with the help of social media. Guess social […] The post Eating Disorder Recovery Through Instagram? This is a Real Thing appeared first on EcoSalon.
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Recovery from an eating disorder is no easy feat. It's never really "over," and some people never really feel they are "all-the-way-recovered." For me, it's just a state of being. Show More Summary
After publicly sharing her experience with sexual assault, depression and an eating disorder, Jessica Walsh realized she wasn’t alone. Now, she wants to help others realize they're not alone through a project called "Let’s Talk About...Show More Summary
I was supposed to be in eating disorder rehab for three weeks, but signed myself out against doctor’s orders after 13 days. Two weeks later, I started my freshman year at NYU. I highly recommend not doing this.While I was in rehab, the psychiatrists put me on Effexor to treat my bulimia. I had... Continue reading
Celeb: Demi Lovato, the Disney princess turned pop star whose fans seem to love her as much for her bubblegummy tunes as for her soap-operatic personal life: She’s dated a Jonas brother, struggled with an eating disorder and mental illness, and publicly feuded (then made up) with BFF Selena Gomez. Backing: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Lovato […]
Results from a newly published study indicate that individuals with eating disorders are at increased risk of death compared to the general population. Investigators found that individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) had a five times higher mortality rate than their same age peers