Creek Speak Blog

By: Debbie Diehl, RN 

 

Patients with suspected eating disorders can present with multiple signs and symptoms.  Eating Disorder patients will have cognitive, behavioral and physical signs and symptoms. In patients with Eating Disorders you will see the restricting of food or fluids, binge-eating and or purging behaviors. Nutritional deficiencies will be common because of these behaviors. It is important to remember that an Eating Disorder can be life–threatening even if the patient is not showing obvious physical signs or symptoms. 

Last modified on Friday, 19 May 2017 13:58


womenshealthweek

 

National Women's Health Week

Kicking off with celebrating mom on Mother’s Day, the week of May 14-20 is National Women's Health, led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. This week is observed as a time to empower women to make their health a top priority, and to encourage women to take the proper steps to improve their health.

As a woman, what can you do for better health?

Last modified on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 10:33

What is Major Depressive Disorder?

Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:26 Written by

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By: Kristin Canan, LMSW

Major Depressive Disorder feels like a consistent fog, persistent sadness, physical exhaustion, repeated self-criticizing thoughts about your lack of worth, hopelessness about the future or your ability to feel better, and is characterized by:

Last modified on Friday, 12 May 2017 10:01

Healthy You: Caring for the Caregiver

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:13 Written by

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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 8.4 million people care for an adult living with mental illness.  Many times, caregivers often overlook their health. Coping with the highs and lows of a family member’s mental illness can be challenging and can have an impact on your physical and emotional health.   

Last modified on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:53

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