According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), compulsive exercise is not recognized as a specific eating disorder per se, but many people struggle with symptoms associated with this term. Serious health consequences can result from compulsive or over-exercising. These include: Loss of bone density Loss of menses (in women) Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) … [Read more...] about Are you Struggling with Compulsive Exercise?
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Go figure that a future eating disorder dietitian (me) grew up playing with Barbie dolls and that her daughter played with them too! I just found out that Barbie and I are the same age! She was unveiled by Mattel on March 9, 1959, which makes her 60 years old. She’s not even middle-aged anymore! For almost half a century, these dolls have come under fire by critics who argue that Barbie’s … [Read more...] about What Do You Suppose Barbie Would Look Like Today?