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.
Treatment for Eating Disorders
Treatment for eating disorders has to be very personalized because each disorder is so different and each individual’s experience with an eating disorder is very personal. Learn what steps to take to get help with treatment for eating disorders.
Anorexia Athletica
Anorexia athletica is a type of anorexia nervosa and because it is not as common, it can be more difficult to catch the warning signs of anorexia athletica. It is also known as compulsive exercise. Teens are most likely to suffer from anorexia athletica.
Eating Disorders and Depression
There is often a correlation between eating disorders and depression. This article contains information on how depression is associated with three eating disorders; binge eating and depression, anorexia and depression, and bulimia and depression.