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Diabulimia: Insulin Manipulation Consequences as an Effort to Lose Weight

You may have heard about a way to lose weight called Diabulimia. Diabulimia, or insulin manipulation is a very unhealthy way of eating and

Damage to the Heart: How Eating Disorders Affect the Cardiovascular System

Eating disorders are quite complex and from the outside may look like just a weight problem. However, they are much more.  Most people don’t

Bone Growth, Bone Density and Eating Disorders

Have you thought about your bones much, or the correlation between bone density and eating disorders? Often, women hear about the importance of getting

Neurological Complications of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders impact the way every system within your body works, including neurological complications. When your body doesn’t digest food in the right manner,

Impact of Eating Disorders on Hormones

The impact of eating disorders on hormones is clear. Eating disorders impact a wide range of physical systems within the body including the hormones.

Refeeding Syndrome: The Complexity of Reintroducing Food

Refeeding Syndrome may be a severe medical complication of having an eating disorder.  The challenge to both patients, and often medical professionals, is that

By |September 12th, 2016|Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

Eating Disorders and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as PCOS, is one of the most common fertility concerns in women today. Doctors have found that there may

When Is Too Healthy a Problem? Orthorexia vs Health Eating

Orthorexia is a subset of an eating disorder even if it may not seem to be “a problem.” Some people struggle with the fine

Expecting: Pregnancy and Anorexia

Pregnancy and Anorexia at the same time can be a difficult combination. During pregnancy, a woman’s body must provide for all of the nutritional

Santa Clarita Eating Disorder Treatment Facility

Characteristic and charming white fencing welcomes those exiting off the freeway and entering into the city of Santa Clarita, a suburb approximately 30 miles

The Eating Disorders and Cystic Fibrosis Link

 

For many people with cystic fibrosis, eating disorders are also a chronic condition. Research has demonstrated a link between these two disorders and, although

Constipation: The Long-Term Gastrointestinal Effects of Eating Disorders

You may not think much about your gastrointestinal (GI) system, until you can’t go. Constipation isn’t just a pain in your gut. It is

Medical Complications: The Not-So-Visible Consequences of Eating Disorders

Often times, we talk about eating disorders with a focus on the mental health component of the disease. For example, nearly half of those

Finding What Works For You in Eating Disorder Treatment

Wrapping up Native American Heritage Month
In the month of November, we have turned our #EDIncludesMe spotlight onto the Native American community and their experience

By |November 20th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Exploring Eating Disorders Among Native Americans

Recognizing Native American Heritage Month
The month of November brings us Native American Heritage Month. In an effort to bring awareness to our community, we

By |November 9th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Fighting the “Sexy” Battle: Improving Body Image on Halloween

Body Image Focus
As we wrap up the month of October we want to place one last focus on Halloween. Take a look at our

By |October 30th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Kickoff the Holiday Season With Eating Disorder Education

Avoiding the Holiday Binge
As we approach Halloween, we see candy and sweets on display all over the stores. We’d like to recognize that this

By |October 21st, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Stigma: The Six-Letter Word With So Much Power

Mental Illness Awareness
It’s hard to discuss mental health topics without bringing up the subject of stigma. The month of October brings us Mental Illness

By |October 7th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Spotting Eating Disorders and Suicidal Behaviors in Your Loved Ones

Continuing the Suicide Conversation
Our #EDIncludesMe spotlight for the month of September has been on the topic of suicide. Throughout the month, we have participated

By |September 22nd, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Engaging in the Suicide Conversation

Suicide Awareness and Engaging in the Suicide Conversation
September is upon us and for this month, we will turn our #EDIncudesMe spotlight to the very

By |September 8th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments