What is Bulimia?

What is Bulimia?

Bulimia Defined Bulimia Nervosa or “Bulimia” is a serious health condition, mental illness, and problem that can take a toll on your body. People with bulimia will eat large quantities of food (binging) and then try to overcompensate by vomiting, fasting, exercising excessively, taking laxatives or diuretics. During the “binge” stage of bulimia, people feel […]

The Link Between Trauma and Addiction

The Link Between Trauma and Addiction Every One of Us Has Experienced Trauma Let’s explore existing links between trauma and addiction. Being alive is a beautiful mysterious experience filled with triumphs, tragedies, joy, laughter, and good times with amazing people. Yet, as the saying goes, “Every rose has it’s thorn.” As life unfolds and we […]

Anorexia Versus Bulimia

Anorexia VS Bulimia

Anorexia Versus Bulimia In this article we cover you will learn the difference between Anorexia and Bulimia, what their main symptoms are and possible treatments. Let’s get started. What is Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa or better known as “anorexia” is a debilitating disorder that causes someone to obsess and worry about their weight to the point […]

Bulimia

Bulimia Today we are going to discuss another serious eating disorder: Bulimia Nervosa. Eating disorder terms get thrown around a lot, whether socially or in the media and the gravity of how dangerous they are can get lost. I’m here to talk about what bulimia is and what it isn’t.   The first part of […]

What Causes Anorexia

What Causes Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa or known as “Anorexia” is a life-threatening disease that causes someone to obsess about their weight and slim figure to the point of not eating or severely reducing their calorie intake. Someone suffering from anorexia will use extreme measures in order to maintain a low body weight such as laxatives, […]

How to Help Someone with Anorexia

How to Help Someone with Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa or “Anorexia” is a debilitating disorder that causes a person to become obsessed with being thin, losing weight and maintaining a slim figure. They will do whatever it takes to remain this way despite the negative health consequences that are associated with it. Anorexia takes over your mind to the point that the […]

What is Anorexia?

What is Anorexia

People who suffer from anorexia nervosa or “anorexia” have an extremely low body weight and a strong worry of gaining weight. They believe that they are overweight no matter how they look in the mirror and have a distorted perception of their body in general. They have a strong urge to control their body weight […]

How Anorexia Affects the Body

How Anorexia Affects the Body Anorexia Nervosa or “Anorexia” is a life-threatening disease that causes a person to go to extreme measures to remain at a low weight or slim figure. Someone who suffers from this will often use techniques such as excessive exercise, dieting, vomiting, diet aids, laxatives or other diuretics in order to […]

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Anorexia | Breathe Life Healing Centers

My name is Ashley Lytwyn and I’m the director of nutrition at breathe life healing centers in West Hollywood California. At Breathe we help people recover from eating disorders and anorexia is an eating disorder that we treat. Anorexia is a disorder that is characterized by very low body weight. The fear of gaining weight […]

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Treatment

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Treatment

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Treatment Body Dysmorphic Disorder or BDD is a where a person constantly thinks and obsesses about their body appearance or flaws and focuses on things that people would not normally notice. Sometimes Body Dysmorphic Disorder causes the person too much embarrassment or stress that they will not participate in social situations or […]