The use of laxatives for weight loss is a form of bulimia, which is classified as an eating disorder. In this video, addiction specialist Tennie McCarty explains how laxative abuse falls under the category of bulimia.
A person with anorexia looks very different from someone who's obese -- but eating disorders and obesity share some surprising similarities, says Dr. Ovidio Bermudez, of NORMAL nonprofit. In this video, Dr. Bermudez discusses the connection between these two problems.
Mindful eating is not an easy practice, and it requires active attention to the problem and its solutions. It includes being aware of one’s eating patterns and behaviors. Ask your loved one: