Eating Disorders

  • We Asked Men About Their Eating Disorders

    I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.

  • Eating Gives Me Anxiety and Not Eating Gives Me Anxiety

    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.

  • How My Diabetes Gave Me An Eating Disorder

    For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.

  • The Teens Using Instagram Hashtags to Glorify Suicide

    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 Mental Health Warriors of 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 Hired a Millennial Life Coach

    I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.