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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

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

Returning to School After Discharge From Eating Disorder Treatment

ED Includes Back to School
It’s hard to believe that August is coming to an end and that another summer is wrapping up. Our August

By |August 26th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Bullying, Trauma, and Eating Disorders

Bullying and trauma can cause eating disorders in many children, teens, men, and women. An eating disorder can be very dangerous to a person’s

A Parental Perspective: When Back to School Involves Eating Disorders

A Parental Perspective
For most parents, seeing their children off on the first day of school or helping them unpack and get settled in their

By |August 18th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Medication for Binge Eating Disorder (Vyvanse)

Vyvanse is a medication for binge eating disorder. Binge eating disorder is a condition in which individuals consume a large amount of food in

The Connection Between Back to School and Eating Disorders

Back to School Stress
Back to school time is an emotional time of year all around. For parents, seeing their kids off to school can

By |August 4th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|1 Comment

Strengthening Your Body Image in the Summertime

Addressing Negative Body Image
As the month of August draws in, summer is winding down, but there is still plenty of time left to get

By |July 31st, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Body Image Issues Leading to Eating Disorders

The way a person views him or herself can play a role in the way they live their life. Body image issues can often

Addressing the Scars Left From Eating Disorders

Treating Eating Disorders in the Summertime
We continue our July #EDIncludesMe focus on navigating your wellness during the summer months by looking at the scars

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