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Tuesday: February 22, 2011

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LIVELINES: EATING DISORDERS

  It's estimated that 8 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder at any given time. While anyone can suffer from this disorder. One group in particular is more at risk..
  Amber Martin from Focus Health Care of Chattanooga was our guest.
  She said teenagers more at risk when it comes to eating disorders because of all the images and peer pressure.
 She also discussed some of the most common eating disorders..
 -anorexia
 -bulimia
 -Binge Eating Disorder

  She also says it's important to talk about personal awareness and look for some key warning signs of eating behaviors:
-          Restricting
-          Purging
-          Binging
-          Emotional eating



AMBER MARTIN
PRIMARY COUNSELOR
FOCUS HEALTHCARE OF TENNESSEE
423.308.1151

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