a woman wonders what is holistic eating disorder treatment

What Is Holistic Eating Disorder Treatment?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 5, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Women across the country struggle with disordered eating every day. While American culture may encourage unhealthy relationships with food, women often find themselves under pressure to eat and look a certain…

two women hugging showing disordered eating support for women

Ways to Support Women During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 21, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) Week is an annual week of recognition and awareness-building related to eating disorders and their impact on numerous people. This year’s week will be observed from February 21-27 and…

woman asleep on computer due to physical effects of anorexia

Physical Effects of Anorexia on a Woman’s Body

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 18, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022Anorexia is one of the most common eating disorders. People with anorexia greatly struggle with maintaining a healthy weight, can be dangerously underweight, and may be nutrient deficient. While the disorder is…

woman sitting on bed struggling with bulimia

Signs You Are Struggling with Bulimia

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 11, 2022Updated: February 18, 2022Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by alternating periods of binge-eating and purging. Binge-eating is when a person eats much more food than their body needs in a short time. Purging, then, is the…

NEDA Week with several women walking in line hugging

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 1, 2022Updated: February 18, 2022While many diseases can wreak havoc on an individual’s life, eating disorders can have a particularly adverse impact. Luckily, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) created an event to address and resolve the issues…

a woman provides anorexia support to her friend who is struggling

How to Support a Woman With Anorexia

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 30, 2022Updated: December 29, 2021Eating disorders present a variety of challenges. This is true both for the person dealing with one and their surrounding loved ones. As someone trying to support someone with an eating disorder, it’s challenging to figure out…

a woman considers disordered eating and the holidays as she sits at her kitchen table

Overcoming Disordered Eating Triggers During the Holidays

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: December 1, 2021Updated: December 8, 2021Food and family are two hallmarks of the holiday season. Sharing big meals is often a staple of family get-togethers and holiday celebrations. For people struggling who suffer from disordered eating, the holidays may…

a woman deals with disordered eating and holidays

Addressing Your Disordered Eating Before the Holidays

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 20, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Holiday festivities often encourage eating and drinking alcohol in quantities that would otherwise be discouraged. Those with disordered eating likely feel a great deal of stress and anxiety leading up to these events as…

a pair recognizes that eating disorder support is important

How to Support Someone with an Eating Disorder

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 20, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021Not everyone who recognizes that they have a problem is willing to take that all-important first step in seeking treatment. Many times they think that they can deal with the situation on their own. When helping a…

Woman Contemplating Her Mental Health

3 Common Topics in Women’s Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 13, 2021Updated: March 5, 2021Both men and women struggle with mental health issues, but some disorders are more common in females. In general, these include depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. If you’re a young woman between the ages of 18 and…