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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|

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 True Story about Bulimia Nervosa

Approximately 4.7 million women will have their lives threatened by bulimia nervosa. Like other eating disorders, bulimia is complicated and not fully understood.  Those suffering will often binge on large amounts of food and then purge their calories through behaviors [...]

2020-01-02T20:51:59+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Why Do People Self Harm?

Although many people can understand anxiety or depression, many find someone causing intentional harm to themselves confusing. Because self-harm often appears traumatic and violent, it could look like an attempt at suicide. Individuals with an eating disorder may restrict, binge, [...]

2019-10-03T10:44:35+00:00July 29th, 2019|

Are comments about weight harmful?

Sometimes we don’t look or feel our best and a comment – negative or positive – about our weight or body may make us a bit self-conscious. Even though others may have the best intentions, these comments can be harmful [...]

2019-09-27T07:23:43+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Loving your Body and Overcoming your Fears

Body image is often an incredibly overwhelming subject for individuals suffering from an eating disorder.  Improving one’s body image is most often one of the last components of recovery from an eating disorder, making this topic very difficult to discuss. [...]

2019-09-27T07:26:53+00:00February 21st, 2019|

How can we cope during the holidays?

By: Leigh-Ann Bamberg MS, RDN, LD For many people, the holidays are a time of joy and merriment; a time for family and friends to gather and enjoy each other’s company while sharing in annual traditions and abundant laughter. For [...]

2019-09-27T07:29:17+00:00November 2nd, 2018|