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Addressing Disordered Eating Before Thanksgiving

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 20, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Thanksgiving is a challenging holiday to navigate if you are one of the millions of people in the country suffering from disordered eating. The holiday can be a bittersweet mix of family, friends, food, and keeping yourself…

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The Difference Between Anorexia vs. Bulimia

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 27, 2021Updated: November 1, 2021A lot of people treat all eating disorders the same. However, there are multiple types of eating disorders, and each requires a different approach to care. That’s why it’s so essential for people to know the difference between anorexia vs.…

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How to Pay for Disordered Eating Treatment in NC

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Often, financial trouble can get in the way of receiving help. Disordered eating treatment is costly, and at Red Oak Recovery, we understand it’s a bill not everyone can afford.We make it easy for clients to get the help they…

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Types of Eating Disorders

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 12, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021Eating disorders are not just about the way a person eats food. They are a type of mental health disorder and often are a component of a much larger need for support and therapy. These are very complex conditions, often…

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Best Disordered Eating Treatment near Davidson, NC

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 3, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021If you suspect that someone you love is suffering from disordered eating, it is vital to seek treatment as soon as possible. This term covers a range of conditions, and many people battle symptoms but don’t meet every criterion for…

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What Is Pica Disorder?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 19, 2021Updated: March 31, 2021Have you been told you have a pica eating disorder? What is pica, and what does it mean for your health? This is a condition that is often misunderstood, but it can be treatable with help. Pica occurs when a…

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Women and Body Image: The Pressure of Society

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 1, 2018Updated: October 7, 2021A lot of people struggle with body image a little bit. However, studies show that women struggle more than men. Experts suggest that it’s partially because of how society and the media focus on weight and beauty. Women and body…

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Could You Have Binge-Eating Disorder?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 9, 2016Updated: May 7, 2021Most of us have overstuffed ourselves at one point in time — whether after a particularly stressful day at work or during a calorie-laden holiday feast. For the 3.5 percent of American women and 2 percent of American men with binge-eating…

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Addiction & Disordered Eating: Links & Treatments

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 7, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022Statistically significant relationships have been found between substance use and disordered eating since food addictions work through the same neurological pleasure centers as alcohol and drugs. Clients struggling with conditions like anorexia may turn to narcotics to self-medicate co-morbid psychological…

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Normal Activities Can Become Behavioral Addictions

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 1, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022Planning a trip to Las Vegas? You don’t expect to become addicted to gambling. Going shopping for a new dress? You aren’t planning to really “shop ‘til you drop.” Checking your Facebook page? If you are like most Americans, you…