Posted by: Editor
January 7, 2013 |
By: Tracy Mignone
We are a group of people who aim to educate about and prevent eating disorders and erase the stigma that they don't need to be taken seriously... we aim to go into schools and teach classrooms at a time to have a better understanding. While the main focus of the INNER YOU is on eating disorders each week we deal with a broad spectrum of self esteem issues because a self esteem issue of any kind can lead to long term debilitating effects such as drug abuse, alcoholism, and self injury. We teach how to make healthier choices for yourself.... You do not have to have an eating...
I have what is called Neurocardiogenic Syncope (a.k.a. vasovagal syncope)
...brought on by many years of malnutrition caused by an eating disorder called anorexia nervosa, with which I struggled with since I was a teen. Basically, syncope means “to faint” unexpectedly. There is no real danger in it except that if I don’t catch the symptoms in time and sit myself on the floor the fall from a standing position may result in my hitting my head. That has happened twice to me, once causing me to be rushed to the hospital. I don’t feel good a lot of times… I get dizzy easily and short...