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Eating Disorder Quotes

“Imagine if we obsessed about the things we love about ourselves?” Eating disorders and other mental health disorders are just the opposite. Whether you have bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder…
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Eating Disorders in the Latino Community

There is a strong misconception in society that eating disorders only affect young Caucasian women when in fact eating disorders affect individuals of all races, genders, ages and social classes.…
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The Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders

Trauma can come in all forms; from witnessing a brutal murder or having experienced abuse first handedly to being involved in war, a natural disaster or even a traumatic medical…
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Is Fast Food the New Painkiller?

The addiction circuit in the brain is wired to release dopamine, a feel good neurotransmitter that is increased in the limbic system whenever a pleasurable sensation enters the body. Many…
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Shedding for the Wedding May be More Dangerous Than You Think

Wedding bells and wedding dresses mean a few things; love, celebration, finding a wedding venue and losing weight to fit into that perfect wedding dress. A woman’s wedding day may…
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Eating Disorder Treatment and Marriage Conflicts

Eating disorders, whether it is bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder or anorexia nervosa, will affect an individual’s social life, romantic life, professional life and family life. More often than not,…
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The Five “Other” Eating Disorders

Other specified feeding or eating disorder, otherwise known as OSFED has replaced Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) in The Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (DSM-IV). These eating disorders are diagnosable…
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Eating Disorder Relapse During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is 40 weeks of a woman’s life where her body is constantly changing, emotions are flooding and hormones are raging. It is a time of happiness, stress, excitement, and…
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How Eating Disorder Treatment and Addiction Treatment Compare

The brain’s reward pathway is stimulated by food, alcohol and drugs which all trigger the reward center of the brain by releasing dopamine, the “feel good” neurotransmitter that brings pleasure…
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