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Understanding the Link Between Adderall Abuse and Eating Disorders

The brand name Adderell, is a combination of two substances known as dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. Adderall is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults.1 It is a central nervous system stimulant that works by changing certain hormone levels in the brain.2 Let’s look at the connection between …

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Celebrating Milestones in Eating Disorder Recovery

When you are recovering from an eating disorder, you’ve got to celebrate your wins. In this blog post, we will walk you through some milestones worth recognizing. The Importance of Celebrating Milestones While Recovering From An Eating Disorder Recovery is really hard. Your eating disorder didn’t develop overnight, so it is going to take a …

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Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder: What’s The Difference?

As humans, we eat for many reasons. We eat to satisfy our hunger and meet our nutritional needs but also for pleasure and comfort. These reasons for eating are all perfectly okay, but when does eating for reasons other than hunger become a concern? We’ll explore the differences between emotional eating and binge eating. What …

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The Role of Nutrition Therapy in Eating Disorder Recovery

You may have learned that nutrition therapy often plays a key role in eating disorder recovery. We know that you may have some uncertainty about what to expect during a nutrition session. In this article, we will walk you through the key components of nutrition therapy and why it is essential to healing your relationship …

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Tips to Ease Anxiety About Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorder treatment is meant to help us recover and improve our physical and mental well-being. But how can we do that when our anxiety about the process gets in the way? That terrible feeling of dread and uncertainty is a huge distraction and can interfere with the recovery process, but there are ways to …

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Can Multiple Eating Disorders Be Present at Once?

Eating disorders are serious mental health issues affecting millions of people worldwide. While many people are aware of the most common eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, many are also unaware that multiple eating disorders can be present in a single individual at one time. Common Eating Disorders That Can Coexist It is entirely …

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