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What Is Bigorexia?

What is bigorexia? Bigorexia, also known as muscle dysmorphia, is a mental health condition characterized by an obsessive desire to have an extremely muscular physique. It is most commonly seen in men but can also occur in women. This condition can seriously affect an individual’s physical and emotional well-being. At Sanford Behavioral Health, we understand […]

What Is Bright Line Eating®?

If you’re wondering, “What is Bright Line Eating®?” Bright Line Eating® is a scientifically proven weight loss and food addiction recovery program developed by Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph., based on her extensive research in neuroscience and psychology. It helps individuals break free from the vicious cycle of overeating and achieve lasting weight loss. At […]

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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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7 Binge Eating Disorder Symptoms to Be Aware of

Binge eating disorder is a serious condition, but it’s not always easy to tell that a loved one is in need of a binge eating disorder program. Binge eating often results in high levels of guilt and shame, which may lead a person to conceal the extent of their unhealthy relationship with food. Knowing the […]

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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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