Tag: eating disorders

Olympic Athletes Vulnerable to Everyday Health Risks

On the field of play, Olympic athletes appear to be superhuman ― stronger, faster, and fitter than the rest of us ― and in picture-perfect...

I’ve Kept My Binge Eating Secret For My Entire Life. Here’s Why I’m Speaking Out Now.

Note: This essay describes some of the symptoms and effects of eating disorders and may be triggering for some readers. I remember first binge eating when...

Eating Issues Common in People With Autism

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While it’s well established that autism and certain eating issues go hand in...

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Stress does not trigger binge eating in people with eating disorders, new research suggests....

Global Experts Weigh In on Psychedelics

In 1967, when the United Nations Convention on Drugs classified psychedelics as Schedule I substances, it effectively ended research into these agents as potential therapeutics...

‘Stunning’ Report Shows Eating Disorders Are Vastly Underestimated

A “stunning” new analysis of global data on eating disorders show that they are far more prevalent and disabling than previously reported. Investigators found the...

Social Media, Kids’ Binge Eating Often Go Together

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Could endless hours spent scrolling through social media and watching TV trigger binge eating...

1 in 10 Family Docs With Burnout Consider Quitting Medicine

Nearly half (47%) of family physicians who reported experiencing burnout in a Medscape survey said the burnout had had a strong or a severe impact...

AAP Issues Guidelines for Diagnosing, Managing Eating Disorders

For too long, eating disorders have been considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls, but there really is no type for eating...

Global Experts Map the Latest in Bipolar Management

A new monograph offers a far-reaching update on research and clinical management of bipolar disorders (BDs), including epidemiology, genetics, pathogenesis, psychosocial aspects, and current and...

Reassuring Findings on SSRIs and Diabetes Risk in Kids

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are associated with a much lower risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in children and adolescents than previously reported, new research...

Eating Disorders Cost Billions in the U.S.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Eating disorders — such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge-eating disorder — cost the U.S. economy nearly $65...

Excessive Alcohol Use Contributes to 93,000 US Deaths Annually

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 93,000 deaths annually in the United States. On average, 29 years of life are lost per death,...

Why the coronavirus self-quarantine can be triggering for people with eating disorders

The coronavirus self-quarantine may be triggering for people with eating disorders. (Photo: Getty Images) https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus People around the world are restructuring their daily lives to...