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Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use

Exploring the Connection Between Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use The relationship between eating disorders and alcohol use continues to increase throughout our society. Often, alcohol abuse is utilized as an unhealthy response to regulate emotions and cope with stressors, much [...]

2021-09-17T04:58:55+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

What is the truth about eating disorders?

Many myths surround the causes of eating disorders, who develops one, and the seriousness of the illness. Often these myths increase the stigma and may prevent those needing help from seeking treatment. […]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00February 18th, 2020|

What is muscle dysmorphia?

What is muscle dysmorphia? Muscle dysmorphia is typically more prevalent in men; however, women can also be at risk. The disorder is not currently recognized as an eating disorder and is often considered to be a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:13+00:00September 5th, 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|

Purging Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorders have various symptoms. While much attention has been paid to anorexia nervosa and bulimia, some other disorders are less well known. Would you recognize purging disorder symptoms? If you're worried about someone close to you or even your [...]

2019-09-27T07:24:34+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

Best Types of Treatment for Eating Disorders

People used to believe that an eating disorder was little more than a diet choice. Healthy nutrition advocates and experts have worked hard to counteract this mistaken notion. Because of their work, there are now numerous types of treatment for [...]

2020-07-28T04:23:36+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Common Signs of Exercise Addiction

It's clear that regular exercise has many mental and physical health benefits. Studies show that it reduces the risk of certain health problems and improves mood and self-esteem. However, is it possible to exercise too much? Is exercise addiction a [...]

2019-09-27T07:32:43+00:00August 14th, 2018|

How to Help Someone With an Eating Disorder

Do you worry about a family member or friend who exhibits signs of an eating disorder? It's likely hard for you to understand how making better food choices is difficult. However, there's more to eating disorders than eating the right [...]

2019-09-27T07:32:56+00:00August 3rd, 2018|

What Is Atypical Anorexia Nervosa?

Two people can have the same eating disorder. However, their behaviors and symptoms aren't always the same. These differences defy the beliefs that people have about eating disorders. Because of that, they may be wondering: what is atypical anorexia nervosa? [...]

2019-09-27T07:33:27+00:00July 26th, 2018|

Pica, an often Overlooked Eating Disorder

By: Maggie Klyce, Primary Therapist Typically, when we think of eating disorders, we think of the most common ones such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, or Binge Eating Disorder. However, Pica is an eating disorder that often gets overlooked, partly [...]

2019-09-27T07:53:02+00:00June 26th, 2017|