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Use these tips to help your teen with an eating disorder

Your Teen Has An Eating Disorder: Take These Steps to...

A teen may try to keep a wide array of secrets from her/his parents. There are secrets they may want to keep from everyone. An eating disorder is often one such secret. Parents must learn the warning signs and develop ways to communicate about them. You didn’t choose the path on which your teen has…

Learn ways to give eating disorder support

5 Ways to Support a Loved One With an Eating Disorder

If someone you love is struggling with an eating disorder, it’s important for them to get help as soon as possible. Encouraging medical treatment and therapy is one of the best things you can do when supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. Also, there are additional ways you can assist their journey to…

Learn more about the connection between ADHD and overeating

Adult ADHD and Overeating: What’s the Connection?

Check your news feed. Scan the headlines. Listen to any health-related conversation. Chances are you’ll hear references to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (or ADHD). Another common topic of discussion is weight gain — along with intertwined issues like obesity. ADHD and overeating are, of course, two dangerous and growing public health concerns. For most people, however, they…

Understanding signs of bulimia

Signs of Bulimia: Understanding and Treating the Diso...

What is Bulimia? Trying to understand what are and are not signs of bulimia can be daunting. Often you may lack the understanding that certain types of behavior are signs of an eating disorder. Bulimia is characterized by episodes of eating much more than intending to, binging, followed by an attempt to avoid weight gain, such…

Learn about the myths surrounding eating disorders in adolescents.

Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Reject the Myths and...

Eating disorders in adolescents are complex and serious mental illnesses. Unfortunately, stereotypes and misinformation make teen eating disorders misunderstood. If you have a teen who’s suffering from an eating disorder, gain insight into the facts rather than succumbing to the lies. Disregard these common myths about eating disorders in order to help your teen in…

Here are some common myths about eating disorders and their truth.

Myths About Eating Disorders

There are many misconceptions about eating disorders and it’s hard to separate the facts from fiction. Earlier this year Yassmin Eldouh wrote a blog article describing myths about eating disorders and their truth.  Here’s a handy guide based on that article to learn some of the truths about how devastating an eating disorder can be.…

Disordered Eating Habits vs Eating Disorder – Do Yo...

It’s not uncommon to hear someone say that they’ve been “bad” for having had a breakfast doughnut or a bowl of ice cream for a snack. Others may pat their bellies after a big meal and note that they’ll have to hit the gym for an extra hour the following day. Although those kinds of remarks are often…

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Eating Disorder Myth Busters

The increasingly growing rate of eating disorders in our community are a sure sign that something is definitely wrong- something we as a community need to work on with greater force soon. There are a lot of misconceptions about eating disorders, and as an eating disorder therapist in Houston who has previously struggled with the…