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Anorexia

The Impact of Anorexia – Infographic

Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental health disorder, and one you don’t have to battle alone. The symptoms of anorexia can be severe, and even deadly. In fact, 5-20% of those with anorexia nervosa will die from the disorder. [...]

2020-02-27T15:00:27+00:00February 27th, 2020|

What are the symptoms of anorexia?

Sometimes the symptoms of an eating disorder can be difficult to recognize, often because they reveal themselves subtly. The symptoms of anorexia are important to recognize because mortality rates from anorexia are the highest of any mental illness. Individuals, ages [...]

2019-12-05T14:55:18+00:00December 5th, 2019|

Mental Health and Eating Disorder Statistics [Infographic]

Eating disorder statistics regularly show the prevalence of co-occurring mental health issues among those with eating disorders. In fact, eating disorders often develop as coping mechanisms for conditions like depression, anxiety, and trauma. However, how tight is the link between [...]

2019-12-12T22:25:30+00:00November 4th, 2019|

Do I have an eating disorder?

At Magnolia Creek, we are often asked how to know if someone has an eating disorder. It is common to not know the signs and symptoms, and for many, a sense of shame or guilt about their eating disorder behaviors [...]

2019-10-18T16:24:11+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Is stress causing my eating disorder?

It seems that we deal with stress daily. We shouldn't be surprised that our stress sometimes gets the best of us with the countless activities that occupy our time. Between work, school, home, relationships – our minds and bodies are [...]

2019-09-27T07:19:00+00:00May 31st, 2019|

Finding Compassion: Maria’s Story

Maria’s struggle with an eating disorder and her journey to recovery are relatable to many other women. She was a victim of sexual abuse that began at age 12 and lasted throughout her adolescence.  The abuse left her feeling she had [...]

2019-09-27T07:21:15+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Are Anorexia and Depression Connected?

Most people, especially women, see flaws in their bodies that they wish they could change. In most cases, they take steps to exercise and eat healthier to improve how they look. However, some women take this to the extreme, which [...]

2019-09-27T07:21:37+00:00April 11th, 2019|