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Tips You Can Use to Finally Free Yourself from Binge Eating

Eating disorders like binge eating are very difficult for some people to break away from even though it is something that they despise. It not only makes a person feel miserable, but they may also experience chronic fatigue and suffer from various medical conditions. The cycle of binge eating can halt any efforts that a person may make to lose weight and they may never have a high level of self-confidence.

If you are a binge eater, you probably promise yourself after every cycle...
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Do People With Mental Illness Really Die 25 Years Younger?

A common statistic quoted by almost every expert is that people with mental illness will die, on average, 25 years younger than someone without mental illness. Some mental health advocates even misquote the study completely and say, “People with mental illness die 25 years sooner,” leaving out “on average.”

When I first heard this, as a person living with bipolar and anxiety disorders, I felt helpless. The average lifespan for a male in the United States is 76 years. The thought...
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