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By On June 15th, 2017

Purging through exercise – One man’s personal experience with bulimia

Bulimia is arguably the most well-known eating disorder, likely because of the visceral imagery it brings to mind. It forces us to envision young, dangerously frail women purging through vomiting or other means like laxatives in the isolation of an otherwise quiet bathroom. While this is often the case with bulimia, the eating disorder doesn’t…

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By On September 8th, 2016

Too Much of a Good Thing: Compulsive Exercise and Eating Disorders

Exercise is an important part of keeping your body and mind healthy. But, as the saying goes, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. People struggling with body image issues or eating disorders often push themselves to try to attain a “perfect body” or compensate for guilt or shame from eating.…

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