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2013-11-27 23:01:46

Treatment Center Therapist Talks About a Rise in Eating Disorders Among Men St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Castlewood Treatment Center's Dr. Jim Gerber was recently featured on a news segment on Fox 2, St. Louis. Dr. Gerber, who appeared with Castlewood graduate Justin Helfert, spoke about the increase in the number of men who are seeking help for an eating disorder. Eating disorders are typically thought of as a woman's disease. However, more and more men are now...

2013-11-25 23:00:17

A new article published on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 14 tips on how to stop binge eating disorder. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 14 tips on how to stop binge eating disorder. This article is written for people who want to find natural ways to treat eating disorder. Firstly, the writer indicates that people can eat while they do anything, like working at the office, talking, driving, watching TV, fiddling with...

2013-11-15 23:02:52

Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host who recently released Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Brian Cuban, author of the best selling book, Shattered Image, My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder and brother of Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank entrepreneur, Mark Cuban, discusses his twenty-seven year struggle with anorexia and bulimia during a segment of "Katie" on Tuesday, Nov. 19. A nationally...

2013-11-13 10:31:55

New treatments for binge eating, how our diet impacts brain function, and the connection between marijuana and obesity A growing body of evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, and identifies patterns of brain activity associated with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. Millions of...

Teen Boys Struggle With Body Image Eating Disorders
2013-11-05 09:05:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Dr. Theodore E. Weltzin and colleagues presented a paper at the National Eating Disorders Association conference which challenged a long-held belief that only girls were affected by anorexia, bulimia and other dangerous eating disorders. A newly published study further confirms their findings, finding that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight. These boys were also...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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