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By On July 10th, 2017

Does “To the Bone” hit too close to home for eating disorder survivors?

When Netflix’s latest upcoming original movie “To the Bone” premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, it was hailed as a “deeply personal” story about the dangers of anorexia. However, some experts and eating disorder survivors suggest the film may hit dangerously close to home in its portrayal of eating disorders. The movie stars…

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By On May 29th, 2017

The consequences of eating disorders remain after recovery

Survivors of eating disorders often say they will live with the disease forever. This is partially meant metaphorically; they will always struggle with the urges and body issues which initially fed the development of their eating disorder. But, this is also often very literal. Many who survived eating disorders and achieved recovery still live with…

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By On May 11th, 2017

What is the difference between overeating and binge eating?

Everyone has had the experience of overindulging in their favorite foods. But, at what point does this become a dangerous habit? What separates the normal bout of overeating and binge eating? It can often be a difficult line to draw, but the distinction is important. One is something everyone does, while the other cause isolation,…

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By On March 14th, 2017

How Eating Disorders Affect Your Body Aside From Your Weight

Just about everyone knows eating disorders can have extreme effects on your body. But, most of the time people are only thinking about the drastic weight changes mostly associated with severe cases of anorexia. The problem with this is that weight loss is only one of the many ways an eating disorder affects your body.…

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By On November 20th, 2015

Know The Signs Of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious conditions that can carry severe consequences. Estimates suggest up to 30 million people of all ages and genders will experience an eating disorder in their lifetime, but only 1 in 10 of those will receive treatment. The most important step to ensuring you or someone you know with an eating disorder…

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By On November 3rd, 2015

Eating Disorder Symptoms That Go Unnoticed

Most people think they know what an eating disorder looks like, but the truth is the majority of individuals with eating disorders live with their condition for years before others take notice. While there are some dramatic signs of these conditions, such as extreme weight loss or refusal to eat, these signs often come late…

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By On October 15th, 2015

A Brief Guide To The Most Common Eating Disorders

In the U.S. alone, up to 30 million people suffer from an eating disorder every year. Only 1 in 10 of those people will receive treatment for the disorder, and only 35% of those individuals will receive treatment at a specialized facility for eating disorders. There are many reasons why treatment rates for eating disorders…

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