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You may feel alone and isolated in your eating disorder or even your eating disorder recovery. Yet many helpful resources exist to help you. 

In this section you will find links to informative and inspirational sites plus FDA information about medications related to eating disorder treatment.

Mental Health Clinics in Los Angeles: westside


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How to Help When You See Signs of an Eating Disorder in Yourself or Someone Else

I'm seeing many articles about how to recognize an eating disorder in your friend.  The good news is people become more aware of the presence of anorexia, bulimia and compulsive eating disorders in their associates and in the media.  But what are you supposed to do about it?

Please Don't Burden Families with Unnecessary Guilt

Family Role in Bulimia Recovery

Families can help support a family member who is suffering from bulimia, but the family cannot take on the entire responsibility of eating disorder treatment.  I believe it is unfair and unreasonable to expect family members to become qualified treatment providers.  They can love, help, support and encourage, but the best of families will stagger under expectation that family members alone can bring healing to the bulimic person in their midst.

An article from Women's Health about Long Term Effects of Bulimia Nervosa states:

307.1 Anorexia Nervosa - Subtypes

The following subtypes can be used to specify the presence or absence of regular binge eating or purging during the current episode of Anorexia Nervosa:

307.1 Anorexia Nervosa - Associated laboratory findings

Although some individuals with Anorexia Nervosa exhibit no laboratory abnormalities, the semistarvation characteristic of this disorder can affect most major organ systems and produce a variety of disturbances. The induced vomiting and abuse of laxatives, diuretics, and enemas can also cause

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