Going on holiday with an eating disorder often presents a number of challenges. In this post Dr Amy Harrison gives her advice on how to have a relaxing holiday, despite these challenges.
Diabulimia is a type of disordered eating behaviour that only affects people living with type 1 diabetes. Find out more about how it affects these people in this blog post.
I want to talk to you about food. “Food, Glorious Food!” Or is it? Food is a source of vital nourishment and can be enjoyed for comfort and for pleasure, but sometimes unhealthy relationships develop with food, for example with eating disorders, such as binge eating. Binge Eating is a type of eating disorder which[…]
[Read Transcript] Hi there. It’s Dr Courtney Raspin, and it is almost Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday, even after 20 years here in London. I always look forward to Turkey Day (we call it Turkey Day in our house). It’s the only holiday that is all about stepping back, giving thanks, being with your[…]
[Read the transcript below] Hi there, it’s Dr. Courtney Raspin here, and it’s Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s theme is body image, and it couldn’t be more important than now to address this because we know that so many people struggle with body image difficulties. These difficulties are linked with anxiety, depression, eating disorders[…]
[Read the transcript below] Hi there, it’s Dr. Courtney Raspin here and today I wanted to talk to you a little bit about binge postponement and how you can do a binge postponement trial. In my last blog, I talked to you about what a binge is, how you can help avoid having a binge[…]
When someone has an unhealthy relationship with food, taking steps to control the urge to binge eat is often overwhelming and can be one of the biggest challenges when overcoming an eating disorder. Binge eating can occur for several reasons: as a result of a physiological energy deficit; to satisfy an emotional need; or a[…]