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.
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.
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.
Pro Ana Mia Websites
Pro ana mia websites are designed to encourage and support those suffering with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia. These site claim to provide -thinspiration- to anorexics. This article defines pro ana and pro mia websites and the motivation behind them.