Eating disorders are extremely challenging and painful illnesses, and treatment can be complicated and involve a team of professionals in order to successfully address the different aspects of the condition.
An eating disorder is more than just a troubled relationship with food. It is an illness that can leave devastation in its wake. And with an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men suffering from an eating disorder at some point in their life, it’s a good bet that you know someone dealing with […]
Laxative abuse is serious and dangerous often resulting in a variety of health complications and sometimes causing life-threatening risks.
Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for health, productivity, and relationships.
It is important to remember that every body is different. We all have different genetics. Even if everyone started eating the same things and did the same amount of exercise for a whole year, we would not all look the same at the end of the year. This is because each person’s genetics influence their […]
Dietary habits can and do play a role in oral health. Everyone has heard from their dentist that eating too much sugar can lead to cavities, but did you know that high intake of acidic “diet” foods can have an equally devastating effect on your teeth?
While eating disorders may begin with preoccupations with food and weight, they are most often about much more than food.
Eating Disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder include extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues.
A major tenet of many weight-loss programs is weighing yourself daily or weekly, but can this practice put your mental health at risk? Experts say yes.
People who are struggling with disordered eating experience triggers for their illness everywhere they turn. For one thing, eating is something that people have to do multiple times every day in order to live and stay healthy, which means that disordered eaters have to face their demons with every meal. In addition, advertisements and other […]