Media and Eating Disorders

Media and Eating Disorders

With 69 percent of girls in Grades 5 to 12 admitting that their vision of the perfect body is influenced by the images the media sends out, eating disorders are once again in the spotlight. In addition, there are 30 million Americans who will struggle with eating disorders at some point in their lifetime.  These […]

Love Heals Eating Disorders

Love Heals Eating Disorders

The love hormone, oxytocin, might assist people suffering from both eating disorders, anorexia and bulimia, as well as various psychological ailments. The hormone amplifies positive energy and vibrations inside human brain; thus, it soothes a patient’s obsessions with food, ailments, and obesity. British and Korean studies revealed that love hormone could help heal and combat […]

Eating Disorders Linked to Facebook

Eating Disorders Linked to Facebook

The results of a new study may help predict eating disorders by using Facebook. The findings were published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. The journal notes how Facebook combines media and peers, what they call two universally known social influences that are linked to the reinforcement of being thin and thus, the development […]