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Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders: Things You Should Know

The stereotypes for eating disorders indicate that people with disordered eating habits are malnourished and skinny, however, the full spectrum of eating disorders goes far beyond these preconceived notions. In fact, your friend or family...

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Atypical Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa is one of the most well-known and most discussed eating disorders characterized by abnormally low body weight, an intense fear of gaining weight, and a distorted perception of weight. What many people might not realize is...

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Eating Disorders in Adults

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and a host of others can happen to anyone – any gender, any race or ethnicity, and importantly, any age. And yet, all too often the focus on eating disorders...

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Anorexia Nervosa

Around one in every 200 American women suffer from anorexia nervosa, a life-threatening eating disorder characterized by severe food restriction that can lead to a wide range of physical consequences. Someone with anorexia limits how much...

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Fertility & Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have an impact on multiple organ systems and especially on the reproductive system. Learn more about the impacts of eating disorders and fertility in today’s blog, written by Taylor Anderson, a Family Nurse Practitioner...

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5 Eating Disorder Myths Debunked

Eating disorders are often misunderstood by people who have not experienced them first hand and because of this limited knowledge, common myths about eating disorders have emerged. Replacing these common misconceptions with more...

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Purging Disorder

Purging disorder is an eating disorder that involves “purging” behavior to induce weight loss or manipulate body shape. While it is not one of the most common disorders, it is important to understand as it is often confused with bulimia....

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