Anorexia nervosa is a common known term. Although the idea of an emaciated person does not always correspond to reality, we know that anorexia nervosa has to do with restrictive eating. But what is orthorexia? The term was first used in 1998 (anorexia nervosa, although under a different name, was […]
digestive issues in eating disorder recovery (Q&A pt. 5)
Today we will talk about digestive issues in eating disorder recovery. Oftentimes, people who have previously consumed only a very limited range of foods experience digestive issues as as they start to reintroduce the restricted foods back into their diet. Don’t worry – in the vast majority of cases the […]
the illusion of control in eating disorders
Eating disorders are not just about weight, beauty and health. Sure – these things may play contribute to the development and preservation of the disorder. But another huge factor, that should not be underrated is the illusion of control.
how anorexia impacts cognitive functions
Let´s talk about how anorexia impacts cognitive functions and why this knowledge can help you to accept weight gain.
Anorexia and hyperactivity explained
Anorexia is characterized by a complex picture of symptoms. And one of the most frequently observed symptoms is hyperactivity in the form of physical activity. In fact, hyperactivity can be seen in about half of all anorexic patients. This may actually sound familiar to you: In the phase when I […]
heal extreme hunger in 5 steps
Extreme Hunger can be one of the scariest parts of recovery. But it’s actually one of the most common and important “symptoms” in recovery from an restrictive eating disorder. If there’s ONE topic that I get the most Instagram DM’s and emails about, it is “bingeing” and how to heal […]
How to use intuitive eating in eating disorder recovery safely
Most patients with eating disorders have lost touch with their hunger and fullness cues – so, how can you use the intuitive eating approach in eating disorder recovery?
what you need to know about the Minnesota Starvation Experiment
Will you starve that they can be better fed? The Minnesota Starvation Experiment is extremely interesting and very insightful for ed recovery.