Bulimia nervosa refers to an eating disorder that involved binge eating and purging, or eating a huge amount of food in a short span of time, and then there will be an attempt to get rid of the food eaten (purging), usually by vomiting, chewing and spitting out food to avoid absorbing calories, taking a laxative, diuretic, or stimulant, and/or excessive exercise.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Life is everything rolled into one. Embrace everything that it has to offer.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Saturday, November 23, 2013
There's a good kind of stress, stress that you experience from watching a scary movie or riding a roller coaster. Then there's the bad kind. If you let it go on for long periods of time, stress can mess you up mentally and physically.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Samhainophobia is described as an intense fear of Halloween, and it can bring about panic attacks in people who have it. The word came from the old Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the Celtic year. They had this belief that the ghosts of the dead return to the Earth on this very day.
The idea that exercise has the ability to improve symptoms of depression is actually not new. Hippocrates is said to be the first Western physician to ever prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been suggesting exercise to patients ever since. If you are diagnosed with major depression, exercise may not be the only treatment that you require, but it can totally help in your treatment plan.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Monday, November 18, 2013
“Even though to-do lists are useful for keeping track of tasks and for clearing up mental space that’s much-needed for focus, I’ve never felt all that great using one.”