Brian Grant, Author at Aster Springs

Brian Grant

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Can You Develop ARFID After Childhood?

Picky eating is common among children and isn’t necessarily a red flag for an eating disorder on its own. However, extreme picky eating that persists throughout late childhood, adolescence, or adulthood is a sign of a more serious issue. Symptoms may look similar to those of anorexia but without a strong desire to change their

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Stress-Induced Relapses

One of the biggest obstacles in treating eating disorders is relapse. Stress-induced relapse occurs when your stress levels are too high to maintain your recovery, and you resort to past eating disorder behaviors and routines that made you feel better, giving you a sense of control. Understanding what stress-induced relapse is, how it affects those

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Can a Dietitian Help with Eating Disorders? Exploring the Benefits of Professional Guidance

Dealing with an eating disorder on your own can be very overwhelming. If you’re trying to take steps toward recovery and restoring nutrition, knowing where to start and how to proceed when it comes to meals can be challenging. In this case, a dietitian can help. A dietitian’s recommendations and guidelines are critical components of

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Can Previous Trauma Lead to ARFID?

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is an eating disorder characterized by avoidance of certain foods or food groups. One of the lesser-known eating disorders, ARFID has become more pronounced over time as a recent diagnosis, and causes, effects, and effective recovery solutions are slowly emerging as more medical research is collected. One of the most

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