Today marks the start of “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week”, and a University of the Sciences professor says the problem is not just limited to young women.
A charitable foundation working to improve research and treatment for eating disorders conducted a survey on the importance of family meals.
When talking to teens about weight loss, you should talk about “healthy eating”. Just focusing on weight loss could lead to an eating disorder.
Researchers are very interested in isolating a gene or genes that suppress hunger. They’ve found one, but it hasn’t proved to be the solution they’d hoped for.
The show is called “The Art of Recovery.” The drawings and paintings were created by twenty-three young adults and women recovering from eating disorders at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia.
In body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.
Millions of people, mainly women, have eating disorders. But most are too guilty or embarrassed to admit it. Now, with some famous people leading the way, experts say it’s starting to change.
Children who were teased about their weight are more likely to try fasting, skipping meals, vomiting, or using diet pills or laxatives as adults.
Previous studies report a lower risk for eating disorders as women mature, but this new study is the first of its kind, studying women 50 and older.
A diet trend for quick weight loss has local experts worried.
The attention being paid to purging disorder is relatively new, but there are women who have this condition.
According to experts at the Cleveland Clinic, it is important to carefully look at how we handle stress and its effect on our body.
Dr. Susan Borden stopped by Talk Philly to discuss eating disorders.
Research shows that regular family meals make a difference in the children’s well being – developing vocabulary and empathy and avoiding teenage problems.