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Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

Welcome to the Shoreline Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

There is so much to say in regards to eating disorder recovery, and we have a lot to say. This blog talks about topics related to insurance, motivation, research and so much more. You are here because you want to learn more about these disorders, and we want to provide you with information that can help you in your quest for information and answers. In the coming days, please stay tuned for lots of articles and individual blog entries on the subject. These blogs will be sure to keep you both informed and thinking.  Learn from The Shoreline Bloggers, who are eating disorder experts and former clients. Please check back often, and share your eating disorder stories in the comments of the blogs. We look forward to helping you.

Signs of Eating Disorders

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. One of the goals of this week is education. Identifying eating disorders in a loved one can be difficult. I hope that this post gives you some insights into eating disorders. – Rachel _________________________________________
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Reclaiming Sexuality After Recovery

Eating disorders affect every facet of a person’s life, including sexual health. Couple relationships depend on this type of intimacy, but people with eating disorders often can’t get close to a significant other for various reasons. Eating disorders like Anorexia Nervosa are all abou
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Orthorexia on the Rise: What Is It and Why Do People Develop It?

We’re constantly bombarded with how we should and should not eat: no GMOs, only vegan, no processed foods, etc. While most people do the best they can, others take this advice on eating “clean” to a whole new level. Orthorexia is a type of disorder where people are obsessed with avoid
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Moving Towards “Triggers”

For those in any kind of recovery, you learn early on a term called “triggers”. The term usually reflects those situations that will cause you to feel agitated, activated or which might increase urges to engage in the behaviors that you are trying to avoid. In the eating d
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Review of “Goodbye Ed, Hello Me”

People who are not suffering from eating disorders probably would never pick up a book about eating disorder recovery. But, if you’ve ever obsessed about food, dieting and never being satisfied with your body, then a book like Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder an
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Media and Body Image: How Media Messages Influence Women’s Eating Disorders

Females have always been more susceptible to eating disorders than males. The exact causes of eating disorders are often a mystery to professionals, but there are similarities among people who suffer from them: depression, trauma, societal pressures, etc. A recent article by Huntingto
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How Eating Disorders Affect Couples

February is known as the month for lovers – culminating in Valentine’s Day. For individuals suffering from eating disorders, however, relationships can add stresses to pre-existing anxieties. Relationships and Eating Disorders Generally, individuals with eating disorders suffer from l
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Lessons Learned: You’re More Than a Number on a Scale

I recently overheard a woman saying that she was returning a pair of boots because they “made her calves look fat.” She offered up this information to the person standing behind her in line and again to the cashier as reason for return. All the while, her young daughter wa
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The Dangers of Over-Exercising

Exercising is a great way to maintain weight and stay healthy. It can also improve your mood, help you sleep better, etc. Despite having many positive benefits, when taken to an extreme such as over-exercise or compulsive exercise, it can be quite detrimental to a person’s health, esp
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