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 Genetics
Eating disorders and genetics have a strong correlation, according to recent research and studies on eating disorders. Researchers have discovered a connection between eating disorders and genetics especially with anorexia nervosa, according to supported data and statistics.
Eating Disorder Association
An eating disorder association is an organization dedicated to the support of people with eating disorders, as well as the education about and prevention of eating disorders. This article explains more about the different eating disorder associations.
Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS)
Eating disorders not otherwise specified, or EDNOS, is the term medical professionals use when an eating disorder is apparent but does not fit within the definitions of other eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia, etc...Keep reading for more information on EDNOS.
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.