Avoiding Common Triggers for Bipolar Episodes

Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme fluctuations of emotion, from tremendously upbeat and capable mania to feeling completely paralyzed and incapable, known as depressive episodes. Feelings of sadness and self-reproach make even simple tasks like conversing or grooming seem monumental, and working feels impossible. Many with the disorder say these emotional shifts are triggered by…

Diabetes and Eating Disorders

In the last 15 years, a new eating disorder phenomenon has gradually earned more and more attention. The condition is formally known as ED-DMT1, for eating disorder and diabetes mellitus Type 1. The condition is also frequently referred to by the more informal name diabulimia. As both names suggest, this condition refers to the diagnosis…