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Anorexia Nervosa: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Information on Anorexia It is estimated that approximately one percent of women will suffer from Anorexia in their lifetime. Complications associated with Anorexia holds the second-highest mortality rate of all psychological disorders. Unfortunately, many people are not fully aware of [...]

2020-10-13T23:56:34+00:00October 13th, 2020|

Social Isolation and the Risk of Eating Disorders

Is Isolation Increasing the Amount of Eating Disorders? By Jessica Carter Our lives have changed drastically over the past several months. Many women have gone from the hustle and bustle of daily living to social isolation, distancing ourselves from friends [...]

2020-10-02T07:37:47+00:00September 28th, 2020|

Anxiety and Eating Disorders

The Common Link Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders often occur in partnership with one another. Recent research suggests that as many as two-thirds of those suffering from Eating Disorders also have a co-occurring Anxiety Disorder.  [...]

2020-08-07T17:33:44+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Certainty about Treatment during a Time of Uncertainty

By: Ashley Pennington, MA, Senior Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships At Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders, we understand the challenging decision to begin the journey of recovery at a residential eating disorder treatment program during this time of [...]

2020-07-28T14:19:39+00:00July 28th, 2020|

Is stress causing my eating disorder?

Now more than ever we are dealing with greater amounts of stress. It is no surprise that our stress sometimes gets the best of us with all that we have occupying our time. Between work, school, home, relationships – our [...]

2020-07-01T19:29:23+00:00July 1st, 2020|

A Closer Look At Binge Eating Statistics

Binge Eating Statistics Binge eating disorder is more prevalent than anorexia and bulimia combined. It is currently estimated that 2.8 million people in the United States alone suffer from this disorder. BED is defined by consuming excessive amounts of food [...]

2020-08-20T22:55:14+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

Overcoming the Negative

With society constantly telling us what perfection looks like, it is not surprising that so many women have a disparaging relationship with their bodies. The body image culture is all around us – media, school, work, magazines, we even find [...]

2020-05-01T14:32:35+00:00May 1st, 2020|