Eating Disorders

Diabulimia: Insulin Manipulation Consequences as an Effort to Lose Weight

You may have heard about a way to lose weight called Diabulimia. Diabulimia, or insulin manipulation is a very unhealthy way of eating and

Damage to the Heart: How Eating Disorders Affect the Cardiovascular System

Eating disorders are quite complex and from the outside may look like just a weight problem. However, they are much more.  Most people don’t

Bone Growth, Bone Density and Eating Disorders

Have you thought about your bones much, or the correlation between bone density and eating disorders? Often, women hear about the importance of getting

Impact of Eating Disorders on Hormones

The impact of eating disorders on hormones is clear. Eating disorders impact a wide range of physical systems within the body including the hormones.

Eating Disorders and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as PCOS, is one of the most common fertility concerns in women today. Doctors have found that there may

When Is Too Healthy a Problem? Orthorexia vs Health Eating

Orthorexia is a subset of an eating disorder even if it may not seem to be “a problem.” Some people struggle with the fine

The Eating Disorders and Cystic Fibrosis Link


For many people with cystic fibrosis, eating disorders are also a chronic condition. Research has demonstrated a link between these two disorders and, although

Constipation: The Long-Term Gastrointestinal Effects of Eating Disorders

You may not think much about your gastrointestinal (GI) system, until you can’t go. Constipation isn’t just a pain in your gut. It is

Medical Complications: The Not-So-Visible Consequences of Eating Disorders

Often times, we talk about eating disorders with a focus on the mental health component of the disease. For example, nearly half of those

Bullying, Trauma, and Eating Disorders

Bullying and trauma can cause eating disorders in many children, teens, men, and women. An eating disorder can be very dangerous to a person’s

Body Image Issues Leading to Eating Disorders

The way a person views him or herself can play a role in the way they live their life. Body image issues can often

Extremities of Juicing

Extremities of juicing, or extreme amounts of juicing, can be harmful to a person’s health. Juicing is a trend in which individuals extract the

Importance of After Care for Eating Disorders

There is a significant importance in after care for eating disorder patients. After care refers to the care a patient receives after he or

Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders

Disordered eating and eating disorders are two difficult health conditions. Common eating disorders include bulimia and anorexia. These are easily defined conditions by medical

How to Spot Eating Disorders in Adolescence

Wrapping Up the April Spotlight
For our April #EDIncludesMe spotlight, we have focused on the link between bullying & eating disorders for National Child Abuse

Suicidality and ED Stats

Suicidality and eating disorder statistics are important for individuals to understand. The rates of suicide for individuals suffering from eating disorders is often very

Selective Food and Food Rituals

Selective food and food rituals are terms that describe an eating disorder. The term “eating disorder” is classified as an avoidance or restrictive intake

Bullying Children into Eating Disorders

Child Abuse Awareness Month
April has a 2 for 1 focus for our #EDIncludesMe initiative. One focus for the month of April will be on

Restorative Eating

Restorative eating is a term used to describe the process of eating nutrients and combinations of food with the sole purpose of restoring health

Eating Disorder Treatment Ignores Gender Barrier

Wrapping up our January spotlight
We have addressed the stigma surrounding males and eating disorders, Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Muscle Dysmorphia. In the final feature

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