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Coping with a Vyvanse crash

When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a person can use to help cope with the symptoms of a Vyvanse crash.

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The 10 best blogs for eating disorders

The 10 best blogs for eating disorders

If you are living with an eating disorder, you are not alone. Blogs written by others going through similar experiences and even healthcare professionals specializing in eating disorders are available to provide advice and support. Eating disorder blogs provide information and support from people who are on the road to recovery from an eating disorder. […]

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Why we’re more likely to overeat in the evening

Why we’re more likely to overeat in the evening

Is the fridge your first port of call when you arrive home from work? You deserve a delicious snack after a busy day at the office, right? Snacking does not bode well for our waistlines, though. But according to a new study, you can blame those “hunger hormones.” Researchers say that the evening hours are […]

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What to eat for hypoglycemia

What to eat for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?In this article, we list meal plans for people with hypoglycemia, as well as other tips for managing the condition. What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar, which may cause symptoms including […]

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What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?

What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?

Lanugo is a type of fine hair that grows on the bodies of human fetuses while they are developing in the womb. These hairs disappear either by birth or shortly after when vellus hairs replace them. Vellus hairs are also naturally fine and transparent, but thicker than lanugo hairs. Vellus hairs are the hairs typically […]

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Food addiction: What to know

Food addiction: What to know

Food addiction refers to when the need to eat becomes compulsive or uncontrollable. This compulsive behavior may be in response to an emotion, such as stress, sadness, or anger. The human body needs food to function, but food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Foods that contribute to a […]

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Study provides further support for genetic factors underlying addictions

Study provides further support for genetic factors underlying addictions

Impairment of a particular gene raises increases susceptibility to opioid addiction liability as well as vulnerability to binge eating according to a new study. Dysfunction of the gene, casein kinase1-epsilon (CSNK1E), increases opioid’s euphoric response and produces a marked increase in sensitivity to binge eating in a female experimental model but not in the male. […]