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.
Eating Disorder Forums
Forums are often great places to connect with like-minded people, having conversations and gaining support. Eating Disorder Forums, however, can be harmful rather than healing. Read this article to understand more about eating disorder forums.
While orthorexia is not considered a clinical term, it is still a term that many use to describe a mental disorder akin to an eating disorder. Orthorexia occurs when a person takes healthy eating to an unhealthy level. Orthorexia is being given a closer look as the problem begins to grow.
Diet or Disorder?
Many people start dieting in their teenage years as they become more aware of their self image, and body image. Extreme dieting can lead to eating disorders. Keep reading to learn the difference in diet or disorder when it comes to diet, body image, eating habits, and exercise.