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What Are the Health Risks of Bulimia Nervosa?

Dealing with the repetitive cycle of binging and purging that comes with bulimia nervosa can be highly challenging and concerning. It’s important to understand that this behavior can have serious health consequences and even become life-threatening. This serious eating disorder requires professional treatment and should be taken seriously. Sanford Behavioral Health offers a specialized bulimia […]

5 Signs of Compulsive Eating Disorder

Addressing eating disorders as soon as possible is important, as they can be very dangerous mental health conditions. Binge eating disorder (BED), commonly known as compulsive eating disorder, is a significant and challenging issue. It can be a difficult experience for those who struggle with it, and it’s essential to provide support and understanding to […]

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3 Ways to Help a Friend with an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s a common condition that most people struggle to cope with, whether the patient is an adolescent, adult, or older. As a friend, watching your loved one battle with an eating disorder can be heart-wrenching. Most people wonder what to do or […]

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How Does Binge Eating Affect Your Body?

Binge eating disorder (BED) is a life-threatening disorder characterized by episodes of eating extreme amounts of calories in short periods. It often happens even when you are not hungry. BED can have devastating mental and physical consequences, but a binge eating disorder program can help. People with this eating disorder typically feel like they have […]

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5 Benefits of Residential Eating Disorder Treatment

Heading into an eating disorder program may bring up feelings of anxiety and uncertainty, especially if you don’t know what to expect in residential eating disorder treatment. Once you push past the initial discomfort, you’ll discover that the benefits of residential eating disorder treatment bring life-changing effects. At Sanford Behavioral Health, we offer both residential […]

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