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Why Breakups Affect Our Appetite & Diet

By Marina Pearson and Debra Smouse for YourTango.com. There's no doubt about it: breakups can shake us to our core. Although we all deal with them differently, many people have experienced the phen…

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Obese Teens & Their Invisible Eating Disorders

An alarming new trend has come to light following the release of an article in the October issue of Pediatrics. According to researchers from the Mayo Clinic, teens who have a history of obesity of be…

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Eating Disorder Warning Signs

Know the signs of anorexia? What about the traits that signal another eating disorder? Whether you're worried about a friend's body image or your own (and the lengths that you or they will go to to lo…

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3 Types of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders, like anorexia and bulimia, affect women, teens, and even men. Fear of weight gain, poor body image, low self-esteem, and a quest to be thin are just some of the emotional symptoms. W…

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What Do You Need To Be Happy? (Hint: You Already Have It)

I am a firm believer in the concept that understanding an idea intellectually is not the same as internalizing it—that is, understanding it on the level of the soul. Time and again, I've read self-hel…

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Do You Take Out Your Emotions On Your Body?

Earlier this week, I read a blog written by a friend of mine who is battling an eating disorder, in which she examined the emotional and psychological motivations behind her exercise routine. As …

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Will Banning Underweight Models Prevent Eating Disorders?

A new law in Israel seeks to ban underweight models from catwalks and commercials, a measure that many lawmakers believe will reduce eating disorders and promote a healthy body image in a country wher…

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Israel’s Revolutionary Fashion Ban

A new Israeli law bans underweight models in ads, as the government tries to fight eating disorders. Photo Credit: Peter Duhon via Flickr. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "wlQxCfMNeo…

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Do You Eat While You Sleep?

By Brooke Randolph, LMHC Sleep eating is a rare and dangerous sleep disorder (not an eating disorder), also known as nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder (NS-RED) or sleep-eating syndrome, that …

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For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

I did my Ask The Girlfriend Gyno chat in front of 400 students at Sonoma State University this week, and during my talk, I spoke about how I believe talking about your vagina can be very healing.…

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