How Do Eating Disorders Affect the Brain?

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Eating disorders affect more people than many expect and the results can be seen in more than weight itself. Extreme weight loss. Brittle nails. Dry skin. Dehydration. Constipation. Fatigue. Insomnia. Low blood pressure. Thinning hair. Dizziness. Fainting.  Many of the signs and symptoms shown by eating disorders are associated with the human body. But the […]

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

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Generalized anxiety disorder affects the lives of many and can be disruptive not just to life enjoyment, but to performance of regular daily activities. Worrying about certain things now and then is part of life. The unknown of the future can cause feelings of uncertainty, nervousness, and anxiety. You may feel nervous before a first […]

Understanding the Eating Disorder: Signs of the Most Common Ones

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An eating disorder is a serious mental health issue that affects millions of people all across the United States. An eating disorder is a psychological disorder characterized by abnormal or dysregulated eating habits. There are three main types of eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder or BED. Other types of eating […]

How Can LENS Neurofeedback Help You Through Your Healing Journey?

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When you are trying to heal through certain stressors in your life, it can be hard to figure out what will work best for you. If you need help through your healing journey, LENS Neurofeedback may be able to help you. Why consider LENS neurofeedback? Every individual, the experiences they face, and how they work […]

Anxiety—What to Do If Everything in the News is Shaking You Up

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Anxiety is no fun but it seems like negative news is filling every part of your day. You want to stay informed, but you can’t seem to find an escape from it. You wake up in the morning and immediately reach for your phone. Anxiety is the last thing on your mind. A notification pops […]

How Can Trauma Affect Sleep?

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When dealing with trauma, your sleep can be affected in a negative way. You’ve had a long day. All you can think about is crawling into bed and getting some much-needed sleep. You close your eyes, but you can’t seem to fall asleep. Despite how tired you are, you can’t seem to stop your brain […]

Eating Disorders Under the Magnifying Glass: What Role Does the Media Play?

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Eating disorders are psychological disorders that involve abnormal or disturbed eating habits. Typically, those affected with eating disorders are obsessed with their food, body weight, and body shape. They often have an “ideal body image” in mind as a goal. The media doesn’t make it any easier on someone already experiencing poor body image issues. […]

How to Recognize and Overcome Food Anxiety

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Food anxiety varies from person to person. It is generally characterized by intense anxiety before mealtimes or difficulty eating food. Food and mealtimes are a normal part of our days. We might hit up the drive-thru, grab a quick snack, or cook a hearty meal together with our family. Food can be mundane or exciting. […]

Help with Anxiety: 3 Sleep Habits to Reduce Anxiety

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Do you need help with anxiety? Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the United States, affecting over 40 million adults every year. Anxiety disorders are treatable and many people will seek treatment from an outside source. Treatment of anxiety should not stop once you leave your therapist or doctor’s office—lifestyle changes at […]