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Eating Disorders

Meducation
Meducation

MDMA Could Help Treat Eating Disorders

Ironic, given that people used to use it as an anorexia aid.
Natasha Preskey
2.8.18
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

What Can Gyms Do if They Think Someone Has an Eating Disorder?

“The safe legal action may not feel like the right moral action.”
Michelle Malia
2.2.18
mental health
mental health

Autism and Eating Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

“I eat a lot of coin-shaped licorice. I love that all the pieces of licorice have the same shape, because it gives me a consistent sensation in my mouth.”
Carleen de Jong
2.1.18
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

A Fifth of Gay Men Have Avoided Sex Because of Body Shame

They're also 10 times as likely as straight men to have an eating disorder.
Justin Lehmiller
1.9.18
anorexia
anorexia

This Is What It's Like to be Pregnant and Anorexic

Just because you're terrified of gaining weight doesn't mean you don't want to be a mom.
Adriana Ivanova
12.27.17
We Asked
We Asked

This Is What it's Like to Be Pregnant After an Eating Disorder

I had spent more than 17 years trying to not gain weight, so pregnancy was the scariest time in my life.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.11.17
Living With It
Living With It

Recovering From an Eating Disorder Can be More Complicated Than Going Sober

“It’s easy to say, ‘I’m not going to drink or take Xanax.’ But you still have to eat.”
Melissa Meinzer
10.26.17
Living With It
Living With It

I Stopped Bingeing and Purging When I Became a Vegan

"Arresting my bulimia took making a radical and mindful change in what I did and didn't eat."
Melissa Meinzer
10.5.17
psychedelics
psychedelics

Ayahuasca Is Being Studied as a Treatment for Eating Disorders

"It was like my brain was reprogrammed."
Jesse Hicks
9.27.17
mental health
mental health

You May Not Ever Fully Recover From an Eating Disorder

I don't meet the clinical definition anymore, but my relationship with food is still fraught.
Michelle Malia
9.8.17
Eat This
Eat This

'Drag Race' Tells Us a Lot About the Queens' Jacked Up Eating Habits

Pageants don't exactly have a reputation for fostering positive body image.
Joanne Spataro
5.4.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

‘Bigorexia’ Is Plaguing the Bodybuilding Community

There's a thin line between fitness and obsession.
Jessie Gill
4.28.17