What are Eating Disorders?

“Eating disorder” is a term for a group of serious mental illnesses that cause individuals to jeopardize both mental and physical health due to problematic relationships with weight, body image, eating, and food. These disorders can at times be life threatening. A problematic relationship with eating or body image can manifest itself in the form … Read more

Breaking Stereotypes: Study Reveals More Middle Age Women Are Hiding Eating Disorders Than Previously Believed

Admit it. When you hear the words Anorexia or Bulimia you often picture a female teenager starving herself or eating tons of food before purging. That’s what earlier research and the media have always told us about people with eating disorders. We’ve been told that it’s mainly young females struggling with anorexia or bulimia. Well, … Read more

EHN Provides Customized Eating Disorder Treatment By Combining Services of Bellwood and WaterStone Clinic

During the holidays, many people are busy shopping for gifts, baking Christmas goodies or decorating their Christmas tree. They are spending time with their families and friends, and enjoying holiday celebrations. But for someone with an eating disorder, this time of year can be a nightmare. There is such an emphasis on food and indulging. … Read more

Binge Eating Disorder Deserving of More Recognition and Treatment Options

Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 1–7, 2015 and Bellwood Health Services is using this opportunity to raise awareness of Binge Eating Disorder – the most common but least talked about type of eating disorders. When asked about eating disorders, most people immediately think of Anorexia Nervosa. Although anorexia is a very serious and sometimes … Read more