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purple eating disorder ribbonEating Disorders: Symptoms

Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms of anorexia can be hard to notice because people with this condition can be very good at hiding their eating disorder behaviors. They may take small bites, … read more

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purple eating disorder ribbonEating Disorders: Myths

Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Eating disorders effect individuals across the weight spectrum. Eating disorders do not discriminate based on body-size.   Myth: Eating disorders are just an extreme … read more

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When I was 13 years old I struggled with an eating disorder and was significantly underweight. I have since been in recovery and I eat consistently, but it has been 4 years since my last period. I had an appointment with my gynecologist. They ran several blood tests, but everything came back normal. Is there anything I can do to help regain my period?

First, we would like to congratulate anyone who has adopted healthy coping skills for managing their eating disorder, it’s not an easy task, but one that should be celebrated! Eating … read more

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