Most of us struggle with our body image at some point. For some, this general concern develops into an eating disorder – but what is an eating disorder?
Specialists at HPA/LiveWell in Albany,NY can help you understand and treat the different types of depression and mood disorders.
Outpatient eating disorder treatment, such as HPA/LiveWell's IOP in Albany, NY, is a very effective option for treating an eating disorder.
Stress is undeniably a part of life; all people will experience it at some point in time. However, stress, particularly ongoing stress, can have a widespread and damaging impact on a person’s wellbeing. When stress becomes severe enough, the symptoms are often considered mental health disorders. People who struggle with stress may notice their physical […]
Although you may think that eating disorders only affect women, this is a misconception. Data shows that 1 in 6 males will suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime. In spite of this, for a number of reasons men are less likely to seek help: Males are less likely to seek medical help in general unless […]
Acute Eating Disorders are varied but have one thing in common: The sufferer is past the point of being able to control eating disordered behaviors on their own. Such disorders include a range of conditions that involve an unhealthy and life-threatening obsession related to food, physical appearance and weight. Often developed as a mechanism for […]
It’s very difficult to watch your adolescent suffer from an eating disorder. Often individuals who have an eating disorder do not seem to want to get better and this can be frustrating for family members. You may be feeling confused, scared, or at the point where you feel desperate to try just about anything to get […]
Living with anorexia is a life-long struggle. While it is possible, with treatment, to overcome anorexia nervosa to some extent and focus on being physically and mentally healthy, some physical and emotional after effects will continue. Getting treatment boosts patients’ ability to work towards recovery and transition back to a normal life, but rarely is […]