Research on the Causes of Eating Disorders

In piece two of the series on eating disorders I wrote for the CTPSD Foundation, we have already explored how dopamine and serotonin play vital roles in influencing eating disorders. In this article, we’re going to take a closer examination of what happens in the brains of those who live with the life-threatening problem of [...]

The Health Consequences of Eating Disorders

This is part two in my five-part series on eating disorders I am writing for the CPTSD Foundation.  Eating disorders (EDs) are insidiously destroying some lives and greatly restricting others. However, eating in secret and feeling guilt are not the only consequences of having an eating disorder. There is a myriad of other health problems [...]

Eating Disorders is A Hard Subject

I've noticed that there hasn't been much response to my piece about eating disorders. To be honest, EDs are a very tough subject to think about, let alone read. However, I've never been one for hiding my head in the sand so I decided (with the help of Athena Moberg from the CPTSD Foundation) to [...]

The Introduction to Eating Disorders

This piece is the first of five pieces I am writing for the CPTSD Foundation I'll be posting this month (February 2020) about eating disorders. The term eating disorders conjures in the minds of many pictures of boy crazy teenagers who want to slim down for a prom dress or something only women have. However, [...]