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Title: Basic Tips to Protect Your Teen from Eating Disorders


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Tips to Protect Your Teen from Eating Disorders
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Why Teens Get Into Eating Disorders
Various factors might put teens at risk of
acquiring eating disorders
  • Societal Pressure
  • Favorite Activities
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Personal Factors

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Why Teens Get Into Eating Disorders
Societal Pressure Modern Western culture tends
to create an urge for a slim body. Even teens
with a normal body weight feel that they're fat.
This can trigger eating disorders for being thin
especially in teen girls.
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Why Teens Get Into Eating Disorders
Favorite Activities Participation in different
activities that value leanness such as running,
wrestling and ballet can develop the risk of
teen eating disorders.
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Why Teens Get Into Eating Disorders
Low Self-Esteem Teens who have low self-esteem
might use their eating traditions or weight loss
to accomplish a sense of stability or control.
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Why Teens Get Into Eating Disorders
Personal Factors Biological factors or Genetics
might effect some teens more likely to develop
eating disorders. Personality attributes such as
perfectionism, rigidity or anxiety might also
play a role for eating disorders.
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Early Effects of Teen Eating Disorders
Signs and symptoms of eating disorders
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Irritability
  • Trouble in Sleeping
  • Difficulty in Concentrating
  • For girls, Menstrual Irregularities

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Tips to Prevent Teen from Eating Disorders
Prevention begins with open communication
  • Foster Self-Esteem
  • Promote a Healthy Body Image
  • Encourage Reasonable Eating Habits
  • Share the Dangers of Dieting and Emotional Eating

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Contact Us
If you suspect that your teen has an eating
disorder, then don't forget to contact Addiction
Psychiatrist Dr. Nishant Kumar for valuable
suggestions.
Web http//www.mindful-healing.com
Email info_at_mindful-healing.com
Address 4100 Newport Place, Suite 730 Newport
Beach, CA 92660 Phone/ fax (949) 612-3955
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