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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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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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How to Reduce Your Risk of Stress-Induced Relapses

One of the biggest obstacles in treating eating disorders is relapse. Stress-induced relapse occurs when your stress levels are too high to maintain your recovery, and you resort to past eating disorder behaviors and routines that made you feel better, giving you a sense of control. Understanding what stress-induced relapse is, how it affects those …

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Is There Medication That Can Help with Eating Disorders?

In eating disorder recovery, you might start to wonder what treatments are available. There are many combinations and treatment programs for eating disorders, especially when partnering with quality treatment centers and medical professionals. A commonly used treatment options is medications, as they can substantially affect other mental health conditions and co-occurring conditions contributing to your …

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Body Image, Body Checking, and Body Avoidance: Obstacles for Eating Disorder Recovery

Written by Kate Fisch, LCSW – AVP of Clinical Partnerships, Eating Disorder Network   A common stumbling block on the road to eating disorder recovery is ongoing negative body image thoughts. Even after someone has progressed towards recovery by significantly decreasing their eating disorder behaviors and repairing their relationship with food, negative body image concerns …

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