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"Celebrity Rehab" by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:48pm Here's a good article from The Huffington Post called " My Time Inside a Celeb Rehab Clinic ." The blogger, Erin Gates, spent time in a ritzy California treatment center to be treated for anorexia back in the early 1990s. In her article, triggered by the rash of celebrity "anorexia sightings," exposes the realities of anorexia treatment ... Read on »
Causes of anorexia, explained? by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 29 Mar 2009 3:06pm Perhaps, if the folks at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London are right. New research, which will be presented at the Institute of Education conference this week, sheds light on the brain changes that accompany anorexia. Rather than a size zero fad or an overcontrolling mother, anorexia may be caused by changes to the brain that occur in th ... Read on »
The Kate Moss Issue by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 2:34pm Most of you know by now that a few weeks ago, Kate Moss said that "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." Moss got spanked by many in the press--and rightly so--for this comment. I didn't blog about it initially, because a statement of a person in the fashion industry that advocates weight loss isn't especially newsworthy to me. There's the o ... Read on »
Celebrities And Mental Ilness by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:19pm I am currently watching a program about celebrities and mental illness. I think shows like this are actually a good thing for they remind people that celebrities are people too and like normal people they have a chance of developing mental illness. The program started off with self harm or self injury or self mutilation and the celebrities th ... Read on »
Palliative Care for Anorexia Nervosa by Laura Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 May 2010 3:22am I celebrate and applaud Dr. Ravin's recent post about palliative care. Patients don't fail treatment. We fail patients by thinking they choose to be ill and making them choose to stop. Anorexia isn't going to change; we must. Read on »
Middle class and starving to death in America – An Eating Disorder called Anorexia by David M. Posted Fri 25 May 2012 4:00am Anorexia is a killer   We know Anorexia Nervosa, Anorexia for short, is out there. This eating disorder can be a fatal disease. Most of us can name a famous celebrity or two who suffered and died as a result of Anorexia. But when someone we know, someone in our family develops Anorexia we are likely to look the other way until it is too lat ... Read on »
Eating Disorders: Myths and Influences by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 12:00am Myths & Realities From Mirror-Mirror: Only teenage girls suffer from eating disorders. Many eating disorders do begin in the teenage years, but children, men, older women and just about anyone can fall victim to this terrible disorder. You can never fully recover from an eating di ... Read on »
ED Myths and Infuences by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 12:00am Myths & Realities From Mirror-Mirror : Only teenage girls suffer from eating disorders. Many eating disorders do begin in the teenage years, but children, men, older women and just about anyone can fall victim to this terrible disorder. You can never fully recover from an e ... Read on »
INDD- How did you celebrate? by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:34pm Today was International No Diet Day, a day when you should honor your body, eat what you want, stop when you are full, and move your body with joy. The Council on Size and Weight Discrimination has the following 10 Reasons to Give Up Dieting: 10. DIETS DON'T WORK. Even if you lose weight, you will probably g ... Read on »