Kamloops: Building mental strength at the gym; one man's fight with eating disorders

Growing up Jeeven Ghuman-Sohal idolized pro wrestlers, but at 16 when he was charting how many calories he took in and how many he was ridding himself because of a severe eating disorder, he was far away from that ideal image.

Effectiveness of Vyvanse for BED Treatment

Effectiveness of Vyvanse for BED Treatment is a new look into the treatment areas for this disorder. Various studies have occurred recently that look at the behavioral effectiveness in treatment. In a 12 week study of adults who were diagnosed with moderate to severe binge eating disorder, Vyvanse was shown to reduce weekly binge days [1].

At the conclusion of the study, adults with moderate to severe binge eating disorder who took Vyvanse experiences significantly fewer binge days per week compared to the control group.

Religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa

Religiosity has been associated with various forms of fasting and self-starvation for thousands of years. Many believe that extreme religiosity can be a risk factor of anorexia nervosa. However, a recent population study conducted in Finland showed that religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa.

Binge Eating Identified by Adolescent Binge Eating Disorder Questionnaire

Research published in the Journal of Pe

Why Sleep is So Important in Binge Eating Recovery

Sleep is one of the most overlooked and one of the most important aspects of binge eating disorder recovery.
Good sleep offers many benefits to our physical and emotional health. Lack of sleep can affect our mood, our appetite and our eating behaviors.

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Help in the Treatment of Anorexia?

When anorexia is resistant to treatment, medical staff have limited options to help patients stay alive and healthy. Research in Toronto explores the usefulness of deep brain stimulation for severe cases of anorexia.

Celiac disease and anorexia nervosa linked, study shows

New research from Sweden has uncovered an unexpectedly strong link between celiac disease and anorexia nervosa.

A nasal spray for bulimia? Opiant enters Phase 2 trials

In 2017, the drug naloxone is almost a household name. It’s a frontline therapy for reviving individuals that have overdosed on opioids such as heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl — an increasingly common occurrence in U.S.

Is My Kid's Picky Eating Normal? There's A Fine Line Between A Problem & Personal Preference

Pasta with only butter, peanut butter sandwich with the crusts cut off, plain white rice, french fries with no seasoning, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. If you have a child who's a picky eater, you're probably quite familiar with this list of foods, as they're the only ones they'll eat. Picky eating can make dinnertime a hassle, and often limits your options when dining out as a family.

Fundraiser fetches $450,000 to treat eating disorders in Metro Vancouver

A Vancouver non-profit successfully raised hundreds of thousands of dollars Friday night to help treat eating disorders in Metro Vancouver.

To Be a Good Therapist: Get a Life

When I was on a panel at a high school career fair recently, a student asked an important question: “How do you prevent yourself from being regularly traumatized by the stuff people tell you?” she asked. “I mean. How can you stand it?”