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2014-04-22 23:16:29

New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur is warning the public of the dental dangers of bulimia as Easter approaches. The National Eating Disorders Association says 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer at some time in their life from a clinically significant eating disorder, including bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur is warning the public of the dental dangers of bulimia as Easter...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...

Men Often Go Undiagnosed, Untreated For Eating Disorders: Study
2014-04-09 11:36:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Discussions about eating disorders and body image usually revolve around women and a new study from the University of Oxford in England has found that young men are not receiving as much attention as they should regarding these issues. Published in the open-access journal BMJ Open, the new study revealed that young men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for eating disorders – regardless of the fact that they only comprised about...

2014-04-07 11:06:59

Indoor tanning may be marker of eating disorder-related behaviors, suggests study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics High school students who use indoor tanning also have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors—such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight, reports a study in the April Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by...

2014-04-01 23:27:34

Paradigm warns teens often struggle during these times with body image issues, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Malibu, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Paradigm Malibu plans to offer phone counseling with the help of extra counselors through April and Spring Break sessions. During times such as this, families often struggle with teen eating disorders, teen substance abuse, body image issues, and more, thanks to pool parties and beach trips. "Teens struggle with these issues...

2014-03-31 23:23:04

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Bulimia Help Method, which is the latest program that promises to teach sufferers how to build a healthy relationship with food. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The complex review that is now accessible on DailyGossip.org reveals that treating bulimia is not impossible. The new natural treatment: "Bulimia Help Method" was in fact created by the husband of a former bulimia sufferer, who was able to overcome her disease with the...

2014-03-31 23:04:55

The STAR Centers specializes in evaluating and treating feeding problems in children with Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders. A presentation called “Having Fun with Food: Make Meal Time Enjoyable for the Whole Family” was recorded last week and is available online. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Being able to rapidly evaluate and treat a child with a feeding issue is a critical factor to their health and success. STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research)...

2014-03-27 23:03:47

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) will collect DNA samples from more than 8,000 people with anorexia nervosa (AN) and those without an eating disorder in an effort to detect genes that contribute to this potentially life-threatening illness. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 University of North Carolina School of Medicine researcher Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders, has been awarded up to $7.2 million to conduct the largest and most...

2014-03-25 23:32:35

Patterned after the old Farmer's Almanac, "Dr. Deah's Calmanac" is a 12 month interactive guide. While the Almanac helped readers cultivate healthy gardens and crops, the Calmanac cultivates a healthier lifestyle. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Written to be a year-long companion, "Dr. Deah's Calmanac" is a 12-chapter guide that provides readers with the predictable triggers of each month that may present challenges for those struggling with a negative body image...

2014-03-24 23:25:06

Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders Earns Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation after undergoing a rigorous on-site examination. A team of specially trained health care professionals evaluated Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center on more than 1,200 performance...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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