TUESDAY, April 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If you have an eating disorder, it’s important to know the treatment options, Mayo Clinic experts say. Treatment depends on the particular eating disorder and symptoms. It typically involves a combination of psychotherapy, nutrition education, medical monitoring and sometimes medication. If standard treatmentContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The images are never-ending: Celebrities like Kim Kardashian posting one sultry shot after another on social media. But new research warns this constant barrage of “perfect” bodies can undermine the self-esteem of young women. They’re apt to feel their own figures come upContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Dec. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Like Mr. Grinch, heartburn can crush your holiday, but there are easy ways to prevent it. “Heartburn is caused by acidic stomach content moving into the esophagus, or gullet, which is much less resistant to acid,” said Dr. James East, a gastroenterologist atContinue Reading

TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The pandemic may have triggered yet another burgeoning health problem: New research suggests that more than twice as many young people as is normal were hospitalized with eating disorders in the first 12 months of the COVID-19 surge in the United States. ThereContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The brain interprets physical signals differently in people with depression, anorexia and some other mental health disorders, new research shows. British scientists examined “interoception” — the brain’s ability to sense internal conditions in the body — in 626 patients with mental health disordersContinue Reading