Men & Eating Disorders

Men & Eating Disorders

Despite the common misconception that eating disorders occur only in women, about one in three people struggling with an eating disorder is male. Almost 10 million males will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives. In addition to anorexia and...

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

Written by: Katie Heaney Read the original article here. The other day, a friend called me on the phone to complain about another friend — a cherished hobby for us both. In 2019, or any year before it, the inciting event would have been an inoffensive request: My...

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2021

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is Monday, February 22 through Sunday, February 28, 2021. Eating Disorders Awareness Week was developed to raise awareness, reduce the stigma and provide better access to support for those suffering from an eating disorder. National...

February is Heart Health Awareness Month

Eating disorders can be especially damaging to the cardiovascular system as the body slows down to conserve energy when deprived of nutrients. When the heart doesn’t get the fuel it needs, the muscle shrinks and weakens. Over time, the changes in heart function and...

Eating Disorders: 5 Common Myths

You may have noticed a friend or family member who has dropped a considerable amount of weight or is obsessive about the types of food they are eating. They may seem reclusive and to be continuously pushing food away, bingeing or exercising excessively. These are all...

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