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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Love Hate relationship with food – Bulimia Nervosa by David M. Posted Fri 25 May 2012 4:00am Bulimia Nervosa a relapsing eating disease Bulimia Nervosa is included in the eating disorder category along with Anorexia Nervosa but it is very different from the other eating disorders. Anorexia progresses like a vice, starving the sufferer until their weight reaches a critical potentially fatal low. Bulimia runs its course in episodes ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: Bulimia Nervosa by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:06am I'm not sure if you can answer this, but why is it that people who have anorexia [nervosa] are usually easier to spot than people who have bulimia [nervosa]? -- Karen (last name withheld) Orlando, FL I think what you are referring to, Karen, are some of the physical symptoms of these two particular eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa ... Read on »
What Causes Bulimia Nervosa? by castlewoodtc Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:10am Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is becoming quite common, especially among young adults. The affected person has episodes of binge eating followed by purging through vomiting, laxative use or exercise. The vicious cycle of binging and purging becomes a way of life, leads to severe health problems and can be life threatening unless ... Read on »
New Family Internet-based Early Bulimia Nervosa Study by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 12:00am I wanted to pass along information about a new research study...check it out, and if you are interested and eligible, please consider participating! Family Internet-based Early Bulimia Nervosa Study "The University of Chicago is conducting a research study designed to examine the efficacy of an ... Read on »
How to recover from Bulimia Nervosa? by Neelam Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 12:15am Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person engages in recurrent binge eating followed by feelings of depression and self-condemnation. In this type of eating disorder, a person usually binges and then purges which can be in the form of vomiting or using laxatives or enemas, in order to get free from the excess calories. These days, t ... Read on »
Effective Bulimia Nervosa Treatment Programs by castlewoodtc Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 6:52pm Bulimia nervosa cases are on the rise with the desire to attain the perfect body shape aggravated by unresolved emotional issues and other factors such as stress, environment and genetic disposition. Dieting and excessive hunger can lead to binge eating followed by purging to remove the food from the system. Gradually, the cycle of binging an ... Read on »