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A Friend Dying of Anorexia and Bulimia by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 06 Jul 2008 5:10pm When I was 12 years old, I went on my first diet. I did not know that taking this action would lead, eventually, to a full-blown eating disorder which would nearly take my life at the age of 17. I struggled with my eating disorder- anorexia nervosa- in therapy, in a hospital, and eventually, on my own, for a very long time. In my twenties, I fina ... Read on »
The New Biology of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Does Dieting Help People with Eating Disorders Fit into Their Genes? by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 10:04pm This presentation by Walter Kaye was filmed in March of 2001, before I was even diagnosed with my eating disorder, yet no one ever told me about it or mentioned it. It explains EDs so clearly and succinctly, without blame or psychobabble, that I am astounded no one bothered to let me know this great information. The New Biology of Anorexia an ... Read on »
Anorexia and Bulimia in Our Culture: Unspoken Questions by Rose Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 6:16pm It wasn't until after i started writing a completely different post that i realized what i wanted to write about today. It's a topic that affects me personally and deeply, but also something that is very rarely talked about in the eating disorder community (both on blogs & in treatment or with mental health professionals, and even with friends).  ... Read on »
Binge Eating Disorder – the other side of Anorexia and Bulimia by David M. Posted Sat 26 May 2012 10:19pm Eating yourself to death – Binge Eating Disorder We used to ignore Binge Eating and only pay attention to eating disorders that involved inappropriate ways to control weight. Anorexia and Bulimia are well recognized eating problems that were covered in pervious posts.  Anorexia - ... Read on »
Anorexia. And Bulimia. And Stalemate. by Finding Melissa Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 12:00am My diagnosis was anorexia bulimia. I stopped eating . Lost lots of weight. Started throwing up what I did eat. And then added in some hardcore bingeing for good measure. I am more aware, now, of the different diagnostic criteria, and how they’re all subtyped and divided. I don’t think they were so defined, when I started out, so ... Read on »
Anorexia and Bulimia: Cracking the Genetic Code by Laura Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:35pm "bring eating disorders rightly under the rubric of medical/psychological conditions as opposed to social phenomena" Anorexia and Bulimia: Cracking the Genetic Code Read on »
No Anorexia, Bulimia, Obesity: Just Ordinary Weight Gain by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:55am by Maria's Last Diet Dear Maria... I'm always reading about women with eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. There's so much written about this. I don't have that kind of an eating problem at all. I guess you could say it's not so severe. But I do have an eating problem, and it's very troubling to me. I just overeat much to ... Read on »
Anorexia and Bulimia Symptoms - Monitor your Eating Disorder thoughts by Neelam Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 11:28pm Many people living with Anorexia and Bulimia eating disorders tend to have a distorted perception of themselves. They are extremely critical of their reflection in the mirror as what they see is not reality… Examples of distorted thinking during eating disorders include the following: 1) All or nothing thinking - black and white thinking- ... Read on »
Indicators of Recovery From Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa by RD 4 ED Posted Thu 31 May 2012 12:29am Despite what many people think, eating disorder recovery is much more than maintaining a healthy body weight. Instead, Dan W. Reiff, MPH, RD, describes recovery in his book, Eating Disorders, as the following: 1. Metabolic Rate. Increases to a genetically predetermined level. 2. Variety of foods. Expanded to meet necessary carb ... Read on »
Help for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating by Lori Hanson Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 2:00pm With the new year a lot individuals with eating disorders decide to take action. But for many it’s an action they aren’t sure how to launch or execute. Many have failed attempts in treatment and/or have no local resources to help them. If you’re a parent of a daughter or son that is caught in the trap of an eating disorder it is difficult t ... Read on »