Ways to Help Stop Emotional Eating

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When dealing with overwhelming emotions or trauma, it can be easy to self-medicate in various ways to cope. Whether it is through substance use, emotional eating, or under-eating, these kinds of self-soothing mechanisms can have dangerous and even deadly effects if they are ignored and not carefully managed and treated. Because of perceived stigma and…

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Common Signs of Bulimia

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Bulimia is a progressive condition that has the potential to create serious health risks, including some that are life-threatening. A person with this condition eats in secret, often binging large amounts of food as they feel a loss of control. Then, they purge that food to remove the calories from their bodies. Done over and…

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Signs of Anorexia

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Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by a fear of gaining weight. It comes from a distorted sense of body proportion. Anorexia and other eating disorders are life-threatening due to malnutrition and other health conditions that develop as part of the diseases. At Alina Lodge in New Jersey, we offer an eating disorder treatment…

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