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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Could You Give Your Kids an Eating Disorder?

If you have a first-degree female relative with an eating disorder, you're about ten times more likely to have one in your lifetime.
Meeri Kim
20 hours ago
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Pro-Eating Disorder Communities Thrive on Instagram

Building identities out of what we eat and how we look is inescapable.
Aurora Stewart de Peña
21 hours ago
intolerant
intolerant

Food Intolerance Tests Are Shoddy Science and Traps for Disordered Eating

They fuel our obsession with what we can and cannot eat.
Shayla Love
a day ago
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

The Size of My Boobs Never Let Me Have the Body I Wanted

"Though my hip bones stuck out and my collar bones protruded enough to catch water during a rainstorm, I was still big-breasted."
Gabriella Geisinger
a day ago
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