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Movie review: The Karen Carpenter Story by Disordered Times .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:30pm My next review was originally going to be Hunger Point, but the movie is currently not on YouTube. Therefore, I opted for The Karen Carpenter Story instead. Click the link and watch the movie on YouTube first if you don’t want spoilers! What I like about this movie: Okay, first off, I must say that I like some of the Carpenters’ music. Y ... Read on »
What are you doing for NEDAW? by Lori Hanson Posted Tue 12 Feb 2013 2:00pm By Lori Hanson Do you know what NEDAW is? Are you familiar with the cause that is focused on in the last week of February? National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. When I first realized I might be bulimic, I read about it in a magazine. I had never heard about bulimia before, but everything described in that article was exactly what I d ... Read on »
Eating Disorders do kill by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm One of my daughters recently researched and wrote about eating disorders for a school project, and our family discussed the project while she worked on it. Eating disorders do cause death, e.g. a couple of high profile cases were Terry Schiavo and Karen Carpenter, so I felt I ought to do a post about it. 5-20% with Anorexia Nervosa will die from ... 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 »
Was Karen Carpenter Correct? by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Nov 2011 12:03pm I woke up this morning to the sound of a tremendous rainstorm down here in Nashville.  I love the sound of the rain when it hits the roof; although driving in it is a pain.  I’m one of these people who free associates and when I heard the rain, the thought of it made me think of the line from a song from The Carpenters, “Rainy days and Mondays ... Read on »
Men Get Eating Disorders Too by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:17pm Just like you can't go to a Melissa Etheridge concert without seeing an abundance of pit hair, these days you can't go to an indie rock concert without seeing... emaciated men? This season, anorexic is the new black for the skinny jeans and eyeliner-for-men set. In a profession where rock stars have typically looked drug-emaciated a la Steve ... Read on »
Movie Review: The Best Little Girl in the World by Disordered Times .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 1:52pm All right! The movie reviews are back and we’re kicking off the reprise with The Best Little Girl in the World. (Annie, this one’s for you.) Click the link and watch the movie on YouTube first if you don’t want spoilers! What I like about this movie: I’m a fan of Jennifer Jason Leigh. Even though she was quite young when this was filmed ... Read on »
Danger in the Medicine Cabinet by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 5:33pm In a recent post, I spoke about the danger of the misuse of prescription diabetes medication by patients seeking to maximize weight-loss caused by this medication's side-effects. Today, I want to discuss a substance that poses perhaps an even greater risk. It's something that most parents have in their medicine cabinets; it is available witho ... Read on »
Men Have Body Image Issues Too by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 8:29pm Just like you can't go to a Melissa Etheridge concert without seeing an abundance of pit hair , these days you can't go to an indie rock concert without seeing... emaciated men ? This season, anorexic is the new black for the skinny jeans and eyeliner-for-men set. In a profession where rock stars have typically looked drug-emaciated a la St ... Read on »