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Recognizing and Treating “Bigorexia” in Clinical Practice
Muscle dysmorphia (MD), sometimes referred to as “reverse” or “big” anorexia (colloquially called “bigorexia”) is on the rise, and this article presents a comprehensive review on its history, highlights a few studies, provides the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for both MD and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and discusses the behaviors associated with the conditions, including risk factors, comorbidities, and complications. In addition, the author provides questions to ask to ascertain whether MD may be present.
Psychiatry July 26th 2022
15 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol
Provide your patients with this checklist of more than a dozen foods to help them lower their cholesterol. From almonds to orange juice, avocadoes to soy, the nutritional weapons against heart disease, stroke, and other ailments is vast.
Cardiology November 16th 2021
GERD Diet: Foods that Will Help with Acid Reflux (Heartburn)
Johns Hopkins assembled this list of not just foods that contribute to symptomatic chronic reflux, but also of foods that can reduce and prevent reflux. The former includes some obvious suspects such as pizza and potato chips, with high fiber foods, watery treats, and alkaline snacks making up the preventative, providing your patients with some tasty and sensible replacements.
Cardiology October 19th 2021
Profound Changes in Lipid-Lowering Therapy Coming with New Agents Targeting LP(a) and Triglycerides
Our understanding of lipid pathology is shifting from what might be called the “LDL hypothesis” to the “atherogenic lipoprotein hypothesis.” LDL is just a surrogate of the actual process of lipoprotein interaction with the arterial wall. This shift in understanding is driving a host of budding therapies with novel approaches to targeting key atherogenesis players like lipoprotein(a) and triglycerides.
Cardiology October 5th 2021
DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Lower Your Blood Pressure
The DASH diet is not a new fad or trend in wellness; it’s a lifelong approach to healthy eating, developed to lower blood pressure without medication. DASH – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – is all about limiting sodium in your diet while encouraging the intake of potassium, calcium, and magnesium – nutrients that help lower blood pressure. A valuable resource to share with your patients!
Cardiology June 9th 2021
How Fasting Diets Could Harm Future Generations
According to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, food intake has a detrimental effect on three generations of offspring—particularly when those descendants have access to unlimited food. They learned this through the study of food intake in 2,500 roundworms (Caenorhabditis elegans) split across four generations.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism May 19th 2021