com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO) Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, national eating disorders awareness advocate and community relations specialist at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, will be speaking at the rally about her personal struggle with an eating disorder and the need for eating disorders insurance reform.
What does ED stand for?
ED stands for Eating Disorder
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Many people with serious eating disorders seek mental-health care only after they are pressured into it by concerned clinicians, family, friends, and employers.
Their stories are eye-opening for anyone who believes an eating disorder is the result of ignorance, defiant behavior or both.
8 ways to help a friend you think might have an eating disorder and even help yourself Experts estimate that one in seven women ages 12 to 25 suffers from bulimia.
Ira Sacker, Founder of HEED (Helping End Eating Disorders) and head of the Eating Disorders Clinic at Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center.
Another study found that teens who described themselves as vegetarian (half of whom ate meat and therefore were not really vegetarian) were more weight-conscious and more likely to have been told they had an eating disorder.
Binge eating disorder or compulsive eating: Feeling out of control, the individual eats large amounts of food in one sitting.
Actress Elisa Donovan, who plays fashion victim Amber in the TV series Clueless, crossed over the line in 1992 to battle anorexia, an eating disorder marked by an intense fear of gaining weight or getting fat (see "The Skinny on Eating Disorders," p.