Eating Disorders Neurology / Neuroscience

Brain study reveals why some people fail to stick to their diet

Differences in brain anatomy might explain why some individuals struggle to maintain a healthful diet while others do not. Your brain anatomy could be responsible for how well your diet goes. This was the conclusion that researchers came to after finding that gray matter volume in two brains regions predicted ability to exercise control over […]

Eating Disorders Nutrition / Diet

What is refeeding?

Refeeding syndrome can develop when someone who is malnourished begins to eat again. The syndrome occurs because of the reintroduction of glucose, or sugar. As the body digests and metabolizes food again, this can cause sudden shifts in the balance of electrolytes and fluids. These shifts can cause severe complications, and the syndrome can be […]

ADHD / ADD Eating Disorders

Coping with a Vyvanse crash

Vyvanse is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or binge eating disorder. It is a stimulant, which helps a person to concentrate. Because Vyvanse is a stimulant, a person may feel depressed or fatigued when it begins to wear off. This is known as a Vyvanse crash. A person who […]

Eating Disorders

The 10 best blogs for eating disorders

If you are living with an eating disorder, you are not alone. Blogs written by others going through similar experiences and even healthcare professionals specializing in eating disorders are available to provide advice and support. Eating disorder blogs provide information and support from people who are on the road to recovery from an eating disorder. […]