Thank you for asking this question. When anyone restricts food intake for an extended period of time, the body’s metabolism responds by slowing down because the body needs to conserve … read more
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This interactive toolkit and clinician’s guide is for health care providers to use with teens who may have disordered eating or an eating disorder. The materials aim to help teens restore a healthy relationship with food and their body with a practical and individualized approach to nutrition and health.
As a teenager it’s normal to feel hungrier than you have in the past because your body needs more energy than before since you are growing and developing. However, if … read more
Perhaps you know someone at school or have a sibling or relative who has a diagnosis on the autism spectrum, or maybe you have been diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum … read more
What is TMJ? TMJ is short for temporomandibular (tem-pour-o-man-dib-u-lar) joint (disorders/conditions). The TMJ connects the “mandible” (the lower jaw) to the temporal bone (located on either side of your face … read more
First off, congratulations on your recovery journey, it’s not easy. You should be proud of all that you have accomplished thus far. You are well on your way to a … read more
Thank you for this question. Telling your parents about your struggle with bulimia can definitely be nerve-wracking, but can also be so important to make sure you’re able to get … read more
This is a great and important question! Eating disorders, such as Anorexia Nervosa, can affect anybody and do not have any specific “look”. They affect individuals of all body shapes … read more
Media and digital technology are everywhere, and most of us use some form of it every day without even thinking about it. We use it to do homework, to keep … read more
The Center for Young Women’s Health periodically publishes booklets for teens and/or parents that consolidate our information on certain conditions. Below is a list of our printed publications. Feel free … read more