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Warning: ChatGPT gives BAD health advice for weight loss

Beware Bad Health Advice From AI Chatbots More and more, people are experimenting with using ChatGPT as an alternative to professional therapy. And why not? With little more than a prompt or two, ChatGPT users can receive advice to help them cope or navigate struggles in mere seconds. No appointment.

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Why Do I Keep Binge Eating At Night?

f you’ve ever got up in the middle of the night and treated yourself to ice cream or another snack, this article is for you. This is quite common, but if your nightly trips start happening more frequently, it may be time to get help from a professional. So, let’s

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Don’t Believe These Myths About Eating Disorders

It’s estimated that there are 10,200 deaths each year as a result of eating disorders. Unfortunately, there are many myths about eating disorders that perpetuate stigmas around eating disorders and make it harder for people to receive the necessary help for their condition. As a result, most people with eating

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Overview Of Partial Hospitalization Program For Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that can significantly impact physical and emotional health, as well as social functioning, affecting millions of people worldwide. Luckily, there are several treatment options available to help those struggling with eating disorders. Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs) are one of the most effective options for

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ARFID Recovery: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is a newly recognized eating disorder that is characterized by a persistent failure to meet appropriate nutritional needs due to limited intake of foods or food groups. ARFID can occur at any age, but it is most commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents. What are

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Unraveling the Question: Is There a Cure for Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia Nervosa, commonly known as anorexia, is a severe and life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self-starvation, extreme fear of weight gain, and a distorted body image. It is a complex mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide, permeating every age group, gender, and socio-economic class. As society grapples

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Why You Should Choose IOP For Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can be deeply disruptive, affecting every facet of an individual or family’s life. From physical health to emotional well-being to family and social relationships, the repercussions of eating disorder behaviors can be far-reaching. However, there’s help available in the form of Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs). What is an

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The Dangers of Compulsive Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions with serious physical and emotional consequences. Recovery from these disorders often involves a multidisciplinary approach that includes therapy, medical care, and nutritional counseling.  However, an often-overlooked aspect of recovery is the role of exercise. Some individuals recovering from an eating disorder can make

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Overcoming Emotional Eating: Healthy Relationship with Food

Emotional eating is a common behavior where individuals use food to cope with emotional stress, boredom, or other negative feelings. It can lead to weight gain, poor nutrition, and unhealthy food relationships. Fortunately, with the right strategies, overcoming emotional eating and developing a healthier relationship with food is possible. Understanding

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How to Tell If Someone’s Suffering From an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are serious conditions that affect a person’s physical and emotional health. If you suspect that someone you know may be suffering from an eating disorder, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms to look out for. In this article, we’ll explore some key indicators that someone may

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Our Body’s Reaction When Recovering from an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are serious conditions that can profoundly impact a person’sperson’s mental and physical health. People who suffer from an eating disorder typically struggle with controlling their eating habits, resulting in an unhealthy relationship with food. This can lead to extreme weight loss, nutrient deficiencies, and physical and emotional distress.

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What You Need to Know About Binge-eating Disorders

Binge-eating disorder is a serious and potentially life-threatening eating disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It is characterized by frequent episodes of extreme overeating, often accompanied by feelings of guilt, shame, and distress. While the binge-eating disorder is often confused with other eating disorders, such as bulimia

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Back to Health: Some Useful Tips for Eating Disorder Recovery

It’s not easy to get over an eating disorder. It takes a multi-pronged approach to treat eating problems. Treatment for eating disorders addresses the disease’s psychological and physiological elements. Dietary guidance, weight restoration, medical stabilization, psychotherapy, and pharmaceuticals may all be part of the process. Although difficult, there are ways

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The Typical Signs of an Eating Disorder to Look Out For

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately three to four percent of teenagers and adults are dealing with an eating disorder and don’t receive the help they need. People struggling with mental health issues often don’t get the help they need because the people close to them don’t

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The Link between Eating Disorders and Depression Disorders

Eating disorders and depression are frequently linked together. Medical studies show that around 50%-75% of people who have an eating disorder are also depressed. As such, identifying, diagnosing, and treating eating disorders necessitates an understanding of the important link between eating disorders and anxiety disorders. Read on to learn more.

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5 Alarming Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder Relapse

Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions that involve disordered eating habits. People with eating disorders have a distorted view of their body image and may engage in dangerous behaviors, such as restricting food intake, binging, purging, or using laxatives.  Relapse is a common challenge for those recovering from an

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Things You Should Never Say to a Person With Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that can have a profoundly negative impact on a person’s physical and mental health. Despite increased awareness about eating disorders, many people still don’t understand the complexities of these illnesses. This can lead to insensitive comments or remarks from family, friends, and even strangers

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5 Damaging Effects Associated with Food Addictions

Food addiction is a real problem that can have long-lasting, damaging effects on a person’s life. It is characterized by an intense craving for certain foods, often to the point of obsession, and can have serious physical, mental, and emotional consequences. In this blog post, we will discuss five damaging

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5 Compelling Signs Someone May Have an Eating Disorder

An eating disorder is a mental health condition that involves disordered and distorted eating habits. It affects how a person behaves, thinks, and feels and can have a detrimental effect on their relationships, education, job, and overall health. These eating patterns cause disruption and distress. When someone is struggling with

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Understanding the Common Types of Eating Disorders

While the term “eating disorder” might conjure up images of someone who is excessively thin or who binge eats and then purge, there is actually a range of different conditions that fall under this umbrella, and it affects people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. An unhealthy relationship with food

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Top Tell-Tale Signs of Food Addiction

Are you someone who can’t resist a good slice of cake, even when you’re full? Do you find yourself snacking even when you’re not hungry? If so, you may be suffering from food addiction. While it may sound like a made-up condition, food addiction is a real thing, and it’s

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Understanding Compulsive Overeating and Food Addiction

Is it cause for alarm if you have ever eaten till you were so full that you couldn’t sit up straight? What if you have difficulty keeping your appetite in check or if you frequently find yourself grabbing food even when you’re not hungry? Is this suggestive of food addiction

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