The actress shares that she suffered from bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
Jessy Mendiola gets real about her weight struggles and suffering from eating disorders in a new Instagram post. "I used to hate my thighs and arms. I would always kill myself at the gym just to achieve unrealistic body goals and starve
YES! We’re all for laws that care.
It has always been a sticky sitch: being eligible for and having access to good, dependable healthcare. You'd think that's pretty basic, right? Unfortunately, because of the prohibitive expenses of quality healthcare, access is a long-standing issue everywhere. And,
Your sleep pattern could be causing more problems than you realize.
Not only is being a "night owl" annoying when you have to get up for work the next day, it apparently affects more than just your body clock-it has a big impact on mental health, too.According to a new study
What better time to make a positive change for your health than now?
Nearly every week there is a new story in the press about vaginas. From the safety of vaginal facials to the health risks associated with waxing, an expert from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), Dr. Vanessa Mackay, provides us with
The pain resulting from these conditions is so sore it can be 'disabling.'
Sorry to state the obvious, but pain is never a pleasant thing. It's hard to ignore, and chronic pain in particular can end up having a psychological impact, affecting a person's mental health as well as their physical
It's got nothing to do with eating on the sofa.
If your life is anything like mine, you'll live in a small flat that most definitely doesn't have room for a dining table. Which means, 90 percent of the time, I eat my food on the sofa, watching
Sugar is notorious for making you put on weight and rotting your teeth, but it can do more than just that to your insides.
There's a reason sweet foods taste so nice: They contain sugar. And while we enjoy consuming sugary foods (especially those with added sugar), sadly they're not particularly good for us.We know that too much refined sugar eventually
The first thing gynecologists want you to know is that period pain isn't normal.
Something you've probably heard a million times about your period-it should be painful-simply isn't true. Cramps certainly aren't comfortable, of course, but extreme or debilitating, hurts-too-much-to-go-to-work level pain
Stretching pays off, whether you're working out or not.
Ever since your very first PE class at school, you've heard that stretching is important to improve circulation and prevent injury. Whether you're about to do a gym session or have been sitting all day and could use
No distractions!
It's that time of the year again, when you feel larger than life in anticipation of your year-end bonus. Suddenly you're excited about so many things: where to eat, what to buy, and you're probably
You probably feel like death when you have it, too.
While the majority of cases the flu doesn't end in death, in some eventualities it can, so now that the -ber months are here, we thought we'd explain how. Unsurprisingly, most cases of death by flu occur in
The calendar method is a popular option for natural family planning.
Choosing a birth control or family planning method is a very personal decision that must take several factors into account. If you decide against using a hormonal, barrier, or intrauterine device or substance and prefer to stick to natural solutions, this is
So much for sushi being healthy, then.
Sushi is, for many people, a go-to healthy lunch option. It's light but fills you up at the same time, and you can usually guarantee you're getting a good dose of nutrients thanks to the fact it
So now you know when to snack.
Everyone has a different metabolic rate, which determines how quickly (or not, frustratingly) you burn through the food you consume. But did you know that an individual's metabolic rate can vary quite significantly throughout the day, too?A new study
Let's get to the bottom of it.
There are few things more annoying than an itch you can't quite scratch-especially when it affects your butt hole. That's because the area has a high concentration of nerve endings, meaning anal irritation may feel much more
The singer was hospitalized because of a health scare twice in two weeks.
TMZ reports that Selena Gomez has entered a mental health facility after being hospitalized twice in two weeks-the second time for what the outlet describes as an "emotional breakdown."Per TMZ's sources, the first hospital visit took place during
Attention side sleepers!
Did you know that the most common sleeping position is on your side? Yes, at night, we don't exactly know how many times we switch positions, but when it comes to preference, most of the world are side sleepers. And
Here's something new to be absolutely horrified by: airport security trays!
In yet another horrifying story about the perils of air travel, a new study found that the trays you literally have to touch to pass through security and board your flight are more germ-ridden than most toilets. Which means every time
Because seriously, some attacks can kill.
There are some people who declare being allergic to the next hipster thing without giving it much thought. But the fact is having allergies isn't as glamorous as having a pantry of organic, gluten-free snacks at home. It's a
Some women use disinfectants to avoid pregnancy.
Today, we're lucky enough to have a range of contraceptive options available to us. They have all been thoroughly researched by medical professionals and are deemed safe to be used.However, in other parts of the world, contraceptive methods are
Don't bother trying to buy one.
Do you sleep with the fan on? That's a bad idea, apparently.According to The Sleep Advisor, while having a fan does circulate air to make your room cooler and fresher, it can also circulate pollen and dust. Not great
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