Weight Restoration - Cultural and Hormonal Impact

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Larabella (Lara) Myers, a friend of Han's from uni, who has personal experience of anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder.

In this week's episode, we discuss:

  • Lara's experience of anorexia nervosa, treatment, and her recovery process.

  • Lara's experience of a transition to binge eating disorder, and why she felt this transition occurred.

  • Lara's experience of weight restoration, arbitrary measures set in treatment, and managing a change in body shape.

  • The impact of prolonged starvation on Lara's hormones causing overstimulated thyroid glands and weight gain.

  • Lara's move to Singapore and the impact of body ideals, food types, and cultural differences on recovery.

  • Lara's tips for weight restoration and changing  ... 

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