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Infertility Hope

by Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC. President @ Eating Disorder Hope. (August 23, 2016) Check Out Our Related Blogs Eating Disorders & Infertility: Finding Hope & Healing Anorexia & Infertility: Causation or Correlation Infertility & Binge Eating [...]
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How to Avoid Getting “Hangry” in Recovery

Lady sitting on bench dealing with microaggressions Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Getting “hangry,” the colloquial term for the irrational anger that often surfaces when someone is extraordinarily hungry, can result from not eating intuitively. Though people often joke about getting hangry, this emotional response to hunger should serve as a wakeup call if [...]
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Animals & Their Impact on Eating Disorder Recovery

Emotional Support Animals and eating disorder recovery Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Animals are often capable of providing unconditional love in a unique and beautiful way. This makes spending time with animals a valuable coping tool for individuals in eating disorder recovery. The physical health benefits of spending time with animals have been actively [...]
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Why Students Aren’t Seeking Help for Mental Health Issues

Women College Student Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope College students today face an unprecedented amount of stress and pressure to excel. It takes a higher GPA, higher SAT scores, and more extracurriculars than ever before to even get into college. Once there, these pressures are often magnified. This reality can [...]
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Inside the Summer Olympics: Competitive Swimming & Eating Disorders

Olympic Medals Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope The 2016 Summer Olympics commence in Rio later this week. Though not usually a popular spectator sport, competitive swimming is really thrust into the spotlight as a crowd favorite during the Olympics every four years. Swimmers, both male and female, face a [...]
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Drunkorexia Widespread Among Australian College Students

Man suffering from drunkorexia opening bottle of wine Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Eating disorders come in many shapes and sizes across the globe. According to a new study, a specific set of disordered behaviors surrounding food and alcohol labeled “drunkorexia” appears to be affecting college students throughout Australia at an alarming rate. What is [...]
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