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Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use

Exploring the Connection Between Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use The relationship between eating disorders and alcohol use continues to increase throughout our society. Often, alcohol abuse is utilized as an unhealthy response to regulate emotions and cope with stressors, much like eating disorders. Unfortunately, research continues to show that women who suffer from Anorexia tend …

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Purging Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorders have various symptoms. While much attention has been paid to anorexia nervosa and bulimia, some other disorders are less well known. Would you recognize purging disorder symptoms? If you’re worried about someone close to you or even your own complicated relationship with food, learn more about this disorder. Treatment is available once you …

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Best Types of Treatment for Eating Disorders

People used to believe that an eating disorder was little more than a diet choice. Healthy nutrition advocates and experts have worked hard to counteract this mistaken notion. Because of their work, there are now numerous types of treatment for eating disorders. Here’s how this knowledge can help you today. Commit to a Therapeutic Approach …

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Common Signs of Exercise Addiction

It’s clear that regular exercise has many mental and physical health benefits. Studies show that it reduces the risk of certain health problems and improves mood and self-esteem. However, is it possible to exercise too much? Is exercise addiction a real issue? Exercise Addiction Overview Believe it or not, compulsive exercise is a behavioral disorder …

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What Is Atypical Anorexia Nervosa?

Two people can have the same eating disorder. However, their behaviors and symptoms aren’t always the same. These differences defy the beliefs that people have about eating disorders. Because of that, they may be wondering: what is atypical anorexia nervosa? What Is Atypical Anorexia Nervosa? It’s important for people to understand the requirements for an …

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Pica, an often Overlooked Eating Disorder

By: Maggie Klyce, Primary Therapist Typically, when we think of eating disorders, we think of the most common ones such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, or Binge Eating Disorder. However, Pica is an eating disorder that often gets overlooked, partly because until the publication of the DSM-5, Pica was categorized as a disorder of onset …

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