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We encourage people to follow the CDC’s (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html) and WHO’s recommendations.  If you have concerns about your physical health and safety please consult with your physician to figure out best options for yourself and your family. Even with the need to self-quarantine, there may be options for teletherapy.  Teletherapy is a way to remotely do… read more

In our last article, we discussed female athlete triad syndrome which is a disorder marked by disordered eating, bone density loss, and alteration in menses. Because of the menstruation part of the triad, men cannot suffer from this syndrome. However, many people expressed concerns that male athletes also suffer from body image disorders, extreme fixation… read more

For athletes of all disciplines, there is pressure to be the best, train the hardest, and look like an athlete. For sports such as ballet, gymnastics, swimming, figure skating, and long-distance running, the perception of what an athlete should look like is thin and many athletes face ridicule from teammates, judges, and competitors for being… read more

When you love someone who has an eating disorder, it can be a tricky thing to know how to talk about it in a productive way. Have you ever been taken aback when spoke to a person with an eating disorder and they took it in the wrong way? Have you ever been confused when… read more

Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that can be defined as self-induced starvation. While most people grasp the fact that eating less will invariably have a weight loss effect on the body, not everyone realizes the effect that anorexia has on the brain. Having a healthy brain is important for a healthy life, as the… read more

Canopy Cove is an eating disorder recovery program in Florida. We offer onsite eating disorder therapy with licensed professionals, and people love our peaceful setting surrounded by horses. One of the distinctive things about our eating disorder treatment is our recovery philosophy. While other centers merely treat your symptoms but don’t expect your eating disorder… read more

As parents, we do everything that we can to keep our children safe and healthy. We make every effort to provide them with the life that they deserve and will allow them to grow and flourish into successful adulthood. Despite our best efforts, our children will experience their own lives, thoughts, and feelings. They will… read more

Welcome back. In part one of this two-part series, we began the discussion about how parents can help prevent their daughters from developing an eating disorder. In this second part, we will offer a few more suggestions for concerned parents. 3. Set a Good Example By setting the example in regards to healthy eating, weight… read more

There is a large population of people who suffer from undiagnosed, and therefore untreated, eating disorders. Many people are shocked to discover this and have a hard time believing that they were not able to identify the symptoms of an eating disorder; after all, they are obvious, right? What do you think of when you… read more

It is not often that someone makes a conscious decision to engage in behaviors that will result in an eating disorder. While it may be true that some eating disorders begin as what could be called normal dieting that then escalates into an obsessive behavior, most eating disorders develop over time and have subtle warning… read more

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