I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.
Lately, I feel that the way I've lived for years—in hyperconscious, hypervigilant awareness of everything I put in my mouth—no longer serves to quell my depression and anxiety. It actually exacerbates it.
For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.
Ana, Annie, Bella, Deb, Mia, Perry, Sue and Sophie aren't real girls. They're abbreviations for mental health issues and eating disorders used by teenagers looking to band together through personal stories on Instagram.
The community serves as a place to help and support each other through whatever problems its members are dealing with, from dissociative identity disorder to eating disorders.
I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
'My Skinny Sister' explores what happens to a family when one member develops a devastating eating disorder.
Marijuana is used as a medicine for everything from anxiety to cancer – and some experts believe it could treat eating disorders, too.
The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".
Have pro-ana blogs become the new hunting ground for sexual predators? My experiences posing as a 15-year-old girl with a fetish for intense weight loss certainly suggest so.
The stupid term does highlight male privilege, sure, but as a guy with an eating disorder, I don't want it.