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Inpatient treatment services for an eating disorder costs about $30,000 a month in the U.S. Since many patients need six to eight weeks of inpatient s...
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Anorexia athletica is a condition characterized by a compulsion for exercise – which may or may not be accompanied by under-eating or an obsessi...
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Adolescence is a time of great uncertainty for many young men and women. The teenage years are a crucial developmental time as children grow into adul...
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Malnutrition and starvation wreak havoc on a person’s skin and fingernails. As the human body channels its limited nutritional resources towards more...
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The effects of starvation and malnutrition on the human body were well evidenced after the horrors of the Holocaust were discovered. Famine and being...
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According to the United States National Library of Medicine, the scalp of a human contains about 100,000 hairs and a person could lose up to 100 hairs...
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps people restructure or change the way they think about things so they feel and do better. Enhanced Cognitive B...
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Emotional eating comes in a variety of forms, For many people, anxiety can trigger the urge to binge or indulge. Whether it's brought on by social sit...
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In order to help a loved one with anorexia, it's important to remember that there's only so much you can do. Ultimately, recovery is the responsibilit...
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The easiest healthy eating habits to follow are those where you focus on adding foods instead of eliminating them. For instance, we can improve our he...