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Teen Eating Disorders: Prevention, Signs, and Tips for Moving Forward

In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. If you would like more information about these specific disorders, visit the National Eating Disorders website. Eating disorders are not a phase or lifestyle choice, but rather serious, life-threatening conditions

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Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia: When Your Teen Supports Eating Disorders

Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia might sound like some kind of support for a sports team player or maybe a political association, but in actuality, it is a movement that encourages teens and young women to embrace eating disorders as a lifestyle choice. Ana is short for anorexia and Mia is short for bulimia. These groups promote self-starvation, avoiding treatment for eating

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