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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 »
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa by Krystal Plonski Posted Sat 09 Jun 2012 12:27pm As I prepare for my upcoming preceptorship working with adolescents in the Seattle area, I am reminded to know an extensive amount about the various eating disorders, particularly Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is classified as “refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for tha ... 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 »
Orthorexia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and the Raw Food Diet by Annet v. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:39pm This information comes from orthorexia.com and is written by Steven Bratman M.D. What is Orthorexia? It’s great to eat healthy food, and most of us could benefit by paying a little more attention to what we eat. However, some people have the opposite problem: they take the concept of healthy eating to such an extreme that ... 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 -  http://counselorssoapbox.com/2012/05/25/middle-class-and ... Read on »
Eating Disorders – Bulimia Is As Dangerous As Anorexia by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Aug 2009 10:02pm Even though anorexia is the most widely recognized of the various different eating disorders by the medical community. Those that actually suffer from the one known as bulimia should not feel that this condition is a much less serious one. In fact when it comes to eating disorders, bulimia can be just as destructive to a person's health as anorex ... Read on »
Opening our eyes to pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia websites by David W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 8:27pm If you came here on a search for pro-anorexia or pro-bulimia websites please visit Getting Help for Anorexia and Bulimia at HealthyPlace.com instead (or at least first). I’m happy to see that the American Journal of Public Health has published a study of eating disorder websites –the so-called “pro-Ana” and “pro-Mia” (as in anorexia and ... Read on »
Eating Disorders – Bulimia Is As Dangerous As Anorexia by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jul 2013 1:37am Even though anorexia is the most widely recognized of the various different eating disorders by the medical community. Those that actually suffer from the one known as bulimia should not feel that this condition is a much less serious one. In fact when it comes to eating disorders, bulimia can be just as destructive to a person's health as anor ... Read on »