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Eating Disorders

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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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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) recently celebrated its annual awareness week at the end of February. The goal of NEDA Awareness Week is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating people, spreading messages...

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Body Dysmorphia & Anorexia

The way that we view our bodies and feel in them can influence our self-view, feelings of worth, and fulfillment with our lives. For individuals with body dysmorphia, the negative perception of their body can lead to negative behaviors...

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