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
Eating Disorder Treatment Florida
Eating disorders are deadly diseases that affect more than 30 million Americans. Eating disorder treatment includes the physical, medical, and psychological recovery of those who suffer from distorted body image and go to extremes in an attempt to reach their goals or satiate their thoughts. At Canopy Cove, we are dedicated to assisting our patients in their recovery and find peace.
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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
One of the hardest things for people with eating disorders to do is find insurance coverage for the treatment that they so desperately need. Even though an eating disorder can be a life-threatening condition and result in lifelong health complications, not all insurance providers recognize or cover eating disorder treatment. Now there is good news… read more
Read below to learn the tips and techniques that have helped other people receive treatment. Is Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment the same as Residential Eating Disorder Treatment? Please note that “Inpatient” treatment is a different level of care than “Residential”. Inpatient treatment is traditionally in a hospital setting and is focused on medical stabilization. Inpatient… read more
Research shows that early and adequate intervention leads to the best clinical outcomes when treating Eating Disorders. According to The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, without treatment, up to twenty percent (20%) of people with serious eating disorders die. With treatment, that number falls to two to three percent (2-3%). While some… read more
After a decade of promoting “Real Beauty” Dove wanted to raise the stakes. They did this by finding a very creative way of speaking directly to those who are responsible for manipulating our perceptions including Art Directors, Graphic Designers, and Photo Retouchers. The activist group asked, “How can we catch these people in the act… read more
Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified also called EDNOS is a term used when an individual’s symptoms are problematic and represent disordered eating but do not fit neatly within the strict criteria for anorexia or bulimia. EDNOS is a deadly condition, with a mortality rate of 5.2 percent — higher than both anorexia and bulimia — despite… read more
Eating disorders affect every age group. Although many people associate eating disorders with teens, baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are at risk as well. The following story based on research from the International Journal of Eating Disorders recently appeared in Food and Nutrition: It has only been in the past few years that… read more
During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week we continue to share valuable educational information. We encourage you to join the effort by sharing the following information which was previously posted on the National Eating Disorder Association site (NEDA). Education, early intervention, and access to care are critical. Early diagnosis and intervention significantly enhance recovery. If not… read more
You’re invited to join others in Tallahassee, Florida as they walk to raise awareness on the dangers of Eating Disorders. The walk, sponsored in part by by University Health Services, will start at 6:00 PM at Florida State University Campus and will originate at Langford Green. Before the walk a Guest Speaker from Canopy Cove… read more