Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders: What are the signs you might be suffering from?

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia are becoming more and more common. They mainly affect teenagers and young women, but older men and women can also suffer from an eating disorder. Anyone with this medical or psychological condition should receive treatment as soon as possible to avoid serious health complications. Early detection and treatment…

Eating Disorders: The Good News About Helping Your Anorexic Child With The Maudsley Approach

There is a method by which parents completely control the food their children eat. It is true that it is controversial. But for the same reasons that most new methods are controversial; lack of education and true understanding. The method I am referring to is called the Maudsley Approach. One of the terms most associated…

7 signs Michael Jackson had an eating disorder

Michael Jackson has passed away and there is speculation about the cause of his death. Stress, drug problems, weak lungs and heart, and extremely low body weight are involved. Numerous rumors suggest that at the time of his death Michael weighed just over 100 pounds. Taking into account his 5′.10 “height, his BMI at the…

Eating Disorder – Bulmia

Bulimia or bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder. It begins as a psychological problem. Over time, bulimia can lead to serious physical medical problems and can even be fatal. Bulimic people have binge-eating episodes. After overeating, they will often use an inappropriate method of weight loss control called purging. The purge can be done by…

Control weight gain during pregnancy

This article does not promote the HCG diet. This article is only informative to inform future moms about the natural production of the hormone HCG that the placenta produces. The HCG hormone is nature’s way of protecting both mother and baby. This hormone works overtime for both of you. This hormone is a perfect genius…

Anorexia versus bulimia: a comparison of eating disorders

Anorexia and bulimia are serious eating disorders, but they are often confused. While they are similar in some ways, they also have some clear differences. If you are concerned that a loved one may have an eating disorder, you may need more information before speaking with them. Anorexia vs Bulimia: definitions Those who suffer from…

Tooth for sweetness or sugar addiction: what’s the difference? (And there is one!)

Recently, someone with a self proclaimed Sweet Tooth asked me the difference between that and sugar addiction. The question brought up my geek, so I decided to share the information with you. Why we like sweet We are programmed to like candy. In fact, a fetus will increase the intake of amniotic fluid if the…

How You Can Increase Your Metabolism After Bulimia

Bulimia is a possibly critical eating disorder characterized by periods of uncontrolled food consumption. Binge eating is accompanied by an unhealthy cleaning of what you eat. Purging techniques may include excessive activity, inappropriate use of diuretics or laxatives, rapid or self-induced regurgitation. One of the many negative effects of bulimia is a reduced resting metabolic…

I have binge eating disorder, now what?

Are you sick and tired of wondering if your eating habits are normal? How about pondering over and over why you feel like you are not fully capable of having the potential to take control of your life? Are you the type of person who finds comfort in food? Does food numb your feelings and…

Singing and eating disorders

Eating disorders are now an epidemic. Singers and others in the entertainment business with their necessary media exposure are, I believe, especially vulnerable to these debilitating secret diseases. No one can come close to their full vocal potential while chained to an eating disorder. Why? Because the voice will have problems in these areas: Breath…