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.

Causes of Teen Eating Disorders
There are many causes of teen eating disorders. This eating disorder article looks at such causes as genetic and biological factors, societal factors, family issues, and personal factors. Also, a brief look at some complications of teen eating disorders.
Talking to Teens and Tweens About Eating Disorders
Talking to teen and tweens about eating disorders is something that all parents should do with their children. Many schools and teachers also take an active role about talking to teens and tweens about eating disorders because of the severity of these mental illnesses.
Anorexia Nervosa
Learn more about anorexia nervosa, one of the most common eating disorders among teens. This article looks at how to diagnose anorexia, some facts and statistics of anorexia nervosa, as well as common complications and treatment options for sufferers of anorexia.
Compulsive Exercise Disorder
Compulsive Exercise Disorder, aka anorexia athletica, is when a person becomes addicted to exercise. It is often difficult to detect whether someone is getting healthy exercise, or has become obsessed or addicted to exercise. This article will help define exercise disorders.