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.


Myths About Eating Disorders
There are many myths about eating disorders. This article addresses several important issues when it comes to understand truth vs. fiction, or myth vs. fact, when it comes to eating disorders. Think you know a lot about eating disorders? Keep reading to see if it is fact.
Eating Disorder Therapy

Valuable therapies for treating eating disorders are those that are evidence-based. This article explains that eating disorder therapy needs to fit the particular type of eating disorder, as well as co-existing conditions.  Keep reading for more on eating disorder therapy.

Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia, or bulimia nervosa, is a serious eating disorder. In this article we learn about the origins of bulimia, some facts related to bulimia, and some common complications and treatment options for teenagers suffering from bulimia nervosa.
Laxative Abuse
Laxative abuse is often associated with eating disorders. It occurs when people use laxatives with a mistaken belief that laxatives can help them lose weight. Laxative abuse is not an effective method for reducing the calories absorbed by the body, but it can cause serious health complications.