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Apr 14, 2023, 12:14 PM
Since she was young, Rachel battled with her body image, relationship with food, and depression. She tried traditional outpatient therapy, but no one treated them simultaneously until she started Focus Depression Recovery at Rogers in Tampa.
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Feb 28, 2023, 6:50 AM
According to the National Eating Disorders Association, there are many myths surrounding eating disorders. One common misconception is that they’re associated with people who have low body weight. In reality, all types of eating disorders occur…
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Jan 12, 2023, 1:22 PM
Sylvia says she struggled with body dysmorphia since her early teens and started restricting her eating in high school in addition to exercising excessively. Sylvia returned to college and says somehow she was able to continue through graduation.…
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Dec 7, 2022, 2:41 PM
Reflecting back on grade school, Briden recalls feeling like no one liked or understood her. She didn’t like herself, and she kept her struggle a secret.
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Nov 15, 2022, 2:46 PM
Jordan says after traumatic experiences in her family, she noticed her thoughts were telling her to focus on what she could control, which was eating and exercise. She kept her struggle a secret for a long time.
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Oct 5, 2022, 6:21 PM
Studies show the median age of onset for an eating disorder is 18-years-old for bulimia and anorexia, and 21-years-old for binge eating. Ten to 20% of women and 4 to 10% of men in college suffer from an eating disorder, and rates are on the rise.
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