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Signs Your Teen Might Have an Eating Disorder

A young Teen May Have an Eating Disorder Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center In an era where teens are constantly bombarded with images of what they should look like and how they should portray themselves on social media, it’s natural to worry about them developing an eating disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 3 percent of [...]
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The Medical Explanation for your Most Common Anorexia Symptoms

Woman in glasses Contributor: Margherita Mascolo, MD, Medical Director, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health Patients suffering from an eating disorder present a diagnostic dilemma even to the most astute physician as these patients often minimize their symptoms and at times hide any evidence of their disease. Although there are clear diagnostic criteria for diagnosis of [...]
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Are Eating Disorders Preventable? What Does Research Tell Us?

Young woman needing Treatment For ARFID Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Eating disorders are complex diseases that can be difficult to understand and put the pieces together. Having an eating disorder often means also having a multitude of questions that often go unanswered; such as how did the eating disorder develop? What [...]
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