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Recognizing Warning Signs of Anorexia Relapse

Eating disorders are a challenging condition to manage. Everyone’s experience is a little different, as is their relationship with food, self-esteem, body image, and other contributing factors. Recovery is not as easy as just “eating more,” and individuals should not view anorexia relapse as a sign that treatment or recovery have failed. It is a…

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It Takes a Village: Tackling the Complex Nature of Addiction

Recovery from addiction is not just about resolving physical dependence on drugs or alcohol. These substances also impact the brain and have an effect on virtually every aspect of a person’s life. Due to the complex nature of addiction, it takes more than just a single doctor providing treatment for recovery to take place. It…

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Encouraging Sports While Being Proactive Against Eating Disorders in Athletes

Participation in sports is a wonderful way to stay active and promote better health. However, as competition heats up, it may pose a greater risk for eating disorders in athletes, and this can be especially true for females who may already be overly conscious about their bodies. Athletes can face a lot of stress to…