Tag: binge eating disorder
I can’t stop eating. Is this normal, or should I be concerned?Updated 11 July 2018 under Ask Us.
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 »
Eating Disorders: Causes and Risk FactorsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
There are many theories about what causes eating disorders and for each person the reason can be different. However, most eating disorders are caused by a combination of biological, psychological, […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: SymptomsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
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 »
College Health: Mental Health IssuesUpdated 3 December 2021 under Health Guides.
How can I develop a healthy social life at college? Definitely keep in touch with friends and family from home, but make sure you develop new friendships at school. You’ll […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: MythsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
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 »
Eating Disorders: GlossaryUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Amenorrhea: When a female does not get a menstrual period. Amenorrhea is a sign that someone’s weight may be too low or that the hormones in the body are not working […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: Evaluation and Treatment TeamUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Teens with eating disorder behaviors or symptoms may be referred to an eating disorder program by their pediatrician, family doctor, or nurse practitioner. While no two programs are exactly the […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: General InformationUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Eating disorders affect millions of people around the world. They’re most common in cultures that focus on weight and body image and can affect people of all genders, races, ages, and […]Read more »