Outdoor Fitness: Eating Disorders in Athletes
Today on Outdoor Fitness, Tina answers questions about using Epsom salt baths for sore muscles and inflammation, circulation and raynauds disease. Eating disorders in athletes is Dr. Johanna McShane’s area of expertise. She joins the program to talk about eating issues in athletes, societal pressures and misconceptions, long-term health consequences and tips for parents of young athletes. Dr. Norman Rosenthal, psychiatrist and researcher, talks with Tina Vindum about S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder is treated with light or negative ion therapy. Dr. Rosenthal discusses what the disorder is, how the treatments work and how emotions are tied to overall health.