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.

What is Wannarexia?
Eating disorders are a growing problem among teens with more terms being coined to describe various types of eating disorders leaving parents wondering what is wannarexia? Wannarexia is a term coined to describe that want to develop an eating disorder.
Residential Treatment for Eating Disorders
Teen eating disorders may be treated on an inpatient or outpatient basis. A variety of programs provide residential treatment for eating disorders for teenagers. Read this article to find out about some specific teen eating disorder residential treatment programs.
Pica Eating Disorder
Pica eating disorder involves eating of non-food items. This article has information on the types of non-food items people with pica eating disorder consume, some possible reasons for pica eating disorder, and tips on overcoming pica eating disorder.
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.