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Should I Only Look into Austin TX Rehab Centers for Eating Disorder Treatment?

An eating disorder is a mental health issue that has very substantial medical effects on the body. Healing from an eating disorder requires both physical treatment and mental health support. Finding a binge eating disorder treatment program can be daunting. Few people understand what’s involved in treatment or what kind of programs are available. This…

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How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

When confronted with stress or trauma, indiviudals attempt to develop coping mechanisms to deal with what they are facing. Unfortuantely, these coping mechanism can often become dangerous in themselves. For example, it’s common for individuals confronted by social stress or lacking control in their everyday life to develop an eating disorder. What begins as a…

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Do I Have Binge Eating Disorder?

Although many of us are aware of eating disorders, we tend to have some misunderstandings about the conditions. For instance, there’s a common misconception that women are the only ones who can have an eating disorder, but many men struggle as well. Another misconception is that the primary form of eating disorders come from a…

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Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa, often just called anorexia, is a complex eating disorder. Someone suffering from anorexia avoids eating for fear of gaining weight, but their very perception of weight, especially as it relates to their body, is distorted in their mind. As they consume less and less food, their body weight can fall to dangerously low…

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Purging vs Non Purging Bulimia

When most people think of bulimia, they think of one type of eating disorder. That is, they imagine someone who binges on an excessive amount of food in a short time, then purging that food by vomiting or using laxatives. But this sole view of bulimia is in error. In fact, there are multiple types…

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2019 National Eating Disorders Conference for Professionals

Every day, experts learn more about eating disorders and the human mind. What was once thought to be a self-control issue is now considered a mental disorder. Thankfully, the 2019 National Eating Disorders Conference aims to improve professionals’ understanding of the problem. The best experts are those who continue to learn about their expertise, and…