bulimia

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

The idea that media is a powerful influence on self-image and self-worth is not new. Global campaigns to reflect the normal, healthy, human body in all forms of media have spawned such changes as the creation of proportionately more realistic dolls and retail store clothing mannequins, along with education about the unhealthy extremes that fashion… read more

Approximately 25 percent of individuals who suffer from eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder also participate in self-harming behavior. In many cases, a loved one will first learn about the self-harming behavior and then learn that an eating disorder is also present. Self-injury, also called self-harm, is the act of deliberately harming… 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

Way to go BuzzFeed for educating people on Eating Disorders! It’s always encouraging to see Eating Disorder Awareness discussed in the mainstream media. The below list of “12 Things People Don’t Understand About Eating Disorders” recently appeared in BuzzFeed. Educating people by removing sterotypes will allow more people to seek help when they realize an Eating… read more

A very grateful grandmother recently left the following review of Canopy Cove on our Google+ page. We hope the following story will serve as inspiration to seek treatment for others who may be struggling. “We were at the end of our options with our granddaughter who has been diagnosed as a bulimic, bipolar, borderline personality.… read more

Demi Lovato, the young actress and singer who has struggled with Bulimia as well as other personal issues, also has a mother who struggled with an eating disorder. Image Credit: Wikipedia.org This occurrence, where both mother and daughter have battled eating disorders is not at all uncommon. At Canopy Cove, we work with many clients who… read more

The search for Bulimia treatment centers in Florida generally begins either online or through a referral from a physician or therapist. Often the person doing the search is looking for an effective treatment center for themselves or a loved one that’s close to home. At Canopy Cove, our eating disorder treatment center is located in… read more