Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

eating disorders


Stuck in a 'trigger-stress-eating-temporary-relief' cycle? Here’s how you can break the chain

October 28, 2022 9:28 am

"This is usually a distraction or a temporary solution that can cause an impulsive assumption that we are fine once we eat, but it just causes avoidance of the concern," said Dr Sumithra Sridhar

For Muslims with eating disorders, Ramadan can pose dilemmas

April 25, 2022 2:39 pm

Fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, which this year started in early April, is a religious obligation, one of the Five Pillars or fundamental beliefs and practices of Islam. The faith allows for exceptions, however, such as for young children and sick adults.

Eating disorders and social media prove difficult to untangle

October 23, 2021 2:20 pm

Influencers in fashion, beauty and fitness have been accused of promoting eating disorders. Experts say that fitness influencers in particular can often serve as a funnel to draw young people into extreme online eating disorder communities

'I've had a very strange relationship with food': Tom Daley opens up about eating disorder

October 08, 2021 1:47 pm

"I used to make myself throw up in 2012. I weigh myself every day"

Plus-size model Tess Holliday reveals she is suffering from anorexia

May 06, 2021 4:50 pm

"When you equate weight loss with 'health', place value and worth on someone’s size, you are basically saying that we are more valuable now because we are smaller & perpetuating diet culture… & that’s corny as hell," wrote Tess Holliday

Big Bang Theory actor Mayim Bialik opens up about struggles with eating disorder

March 14, 2021 3:39 pm

In her podcast, she opened up about dealing with the pressure of looking a certain way in Hollywood

The Crown's latest season deals with an eating disorder; know about it here

November 21, 2020 9:21 am

Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), social phobia, substance abuse disorder, may predispose a person to the eating disorder, says Dr Chandrashekhar Tulsigiri of Fortis Hiranandani Hospital

Study reveals why youngsters with eating disorders are unable to seek help

April 16, 2020 7:15 pm

Eating disorders are illnesses where people suffer disturbances in their eating behaviours and related thoughts and emotions.

What is intuitive eating?

February 27, 2020 3:37 pm

It focuses on nurturing your body rather than starving it,and encourages natural weight loss.

Exercise "addiction" harmful, especially for people with eating disorders: Study

February 07, 2020 10:03 am

The researchers said the findings have major implications for therapy to positively influence the mood and body experience of people suffering from eating disorders.