Sunday, December 6, 2020

A Teen’s Instructions to Parents

Thanks to MEDA’s recent newsletter, I was led to a blog post on the Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatric Health site. It was written by a teenager who has healed from an eating disorder and wanted to share what she wished her parents had known about EDs. For this young woman “It was never about weight” […]

How Bulimia Changes The Brain

October 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Bulimia

Many people with bulimia talk about the addictive nature of the disease. Aided by brain imaging advances, scientists are looking for evidence that compulsive non-drug behaviors lead to long-term changes in reward circuitry. While we know that certain foods, especially those that are high in sugar have been shown to influence dopamine activity, new research released by […]

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