How Bulimia Affects Your Body

How Bulimia Affects Your Body

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by binging and purging, that is, consuming large amounts of food and then getting rid of that food through purging methods like throwing up, taking laxatives, or excessive exercise. While most people with bulimia...
Is Bulimia Related to Depression?

Is Bulimia Related to Depression?

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder that involves binge eating followed by purging. An estimated 1.5 percent of American women will experience bulimia during their lifetime, according to a 2007 study. But bulimia doesn’t always strike alone. There is a significant...
Is Bulimia the Same as Binge Eating Disorder?

Is Bulimia the Same as Binge Eating Disorder?

If you or someone you love is struggling with an eating disorder, it can be difficult to know how to talk about it. This is particularly true if you don’t understand their eating disorder very well, or if you don’t understand eating disorders in general. Here on our...

The Importance of Seeking Treatment (again)

After  Eating Disorder treatment ends there can be times when a stressor can become overwhelming and cause a return to the familiar patterns of the Eating Disorder. If symptoms re-appear it’s important to seek support early to prevent the Eating Disorder thoughts and...
New Research: Is Facebook a Risk Factor For Eating Disorders?

New Research: Is Facebook a Risk Factor For Eating Disorders?

Researchers at Florida State University recently conducted an experiment in which they analyzed whether or not spending time on social media sites such as Facebook, had any causal effect on eating disorder risk factors. The following information recently appeared in...