Welcome to Teen Eating Disorders

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The purpose of this site is to help teens, parents, families, and friends who may have a loved one struggling with any type of eating disorder.  Our website is designed to help educate on the statistics and treatment options of teen eating disorders. Celebrities, models, and women are not the only ones who suffer from eating disorders, they affect males, athletes, and more. Articles include causes and warning signs associated with youth eating disorders; such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, overeating, and more. Our goal is to help adolescents who may be experiencing weight issues and eating disorders find therapy or treatment to overcome these behaviors.

Eating Disorders and the Media
Many studies have found a correlation between eating disorders and the media and the way ideal body images have been portrayed. There a a variety of psychological factors that play into eating disorders, but the media has been found to contribute to the eating disorders.
Treatment for Eating Disorders
Treatment for eating disorders has to be very personalized because each disorder is so different and each individual’s experience with an eating disorder is very personal. Learn what steps to take to get help with treatment for eating disorders.
Male Eating Disorders
Some male eating disorders are less common, but many eating disorders affect just as many males as females. Keep reading for stereotypes of males with eating disorders, signs of male eating disorders, and tips on how to help a male suffering from an eating disorder.
Eating Disorders and Missed Periods
Health care professionals and researchers understand there is a strong connection between eating disorders and missed periods. Those teens with eating disorders and missed periods might be surprised to find eating disorders and missed periods are in most cases related.