You can be thin, average, overweight, obese, or incredibly fit and be struggling with disordered eating.
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.
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
A new law effective on January 1 bans models from working if they don't meet state-approved weight guidelines.
[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
A drug typically used to treat ADHD has shown promising in treating 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.
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
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...
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
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…
Nail wraps are the easiest way to wear complicated nail art without any effort, which is great because I've got Cheetos to eat.
"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."
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?
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 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
The former front woman of The Pussycat Dolls would like to apologize to her bandmates for allowing her eating disorder to affect their relationship.
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.
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 […]
Even adolescents of normal weight suffer from disorders like anorexia nervosa.