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It's only human to wish you looked different or could fix something about yourself. But when a preoccupation with being thin takes over your eating habits, thoughts, and life, it's a sign of an eating disorder. When you have anorexia, the desire to lose weight becomes more important than anything else. You may even lose the ability to see yourself as you truly are. Fortunately, recovery is possible. With treatment and support, you can break anorexia’s self-destructive pattern and regain your health and self-confidence.

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Are you or a loved one struggling with anorexia? Explore the warning signs and how to get help.
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Childhood obesity affects an enormous and growing number of families around the world, but the vast majority of these cases are preventable—and can still be reversed. With support, encouragement, and positive role modeling, you can help your child reach and maintain a healthy weight.

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Does your child have a weight problem? These tips will help you get your child to a healthier weight.
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Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life, but when emotions such as hopelessness and despair take hold and just won't go away, you may have depression. Depression makes it tough to function and enjoy life like you once did. Just getting through the day can be overwhelming. But no matter how hopeless you feel, you can get better. Learning about depression—and the many things you can do to help yourself—is the first step to overcoming the problem.

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Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,” but you do have more control than you realize—even if your depression is severe and stubbornly persistent. The key is to start small and build from there. Feeling better takes time, but you can get there if you make positive choices for yourself each day.

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You have more power over depression than you may think. These tips will help you feel better.
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If you have bipolar disorder, medication will most likely be a part of your treatment plan. Medication can help bring mania and depression under control and prevent relapse once your mood has stabilized. But taking medication is just one aspect of treatment. Your lifestyle, support system, and other types of therapy are also important in managing symptoms. Finding the right drug can be tricky, so it’s important to work closely with a specialist and re-evaluate your medication regularly as the optimum dose may change over time.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/bipolar-disorder/bipolar-medication-guide.htm
What you need to know about medications for bipolar disorder, including how to manage your meds and minimize side effects.
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You’re not powerless when it comes to bipolar disorder. Beyond the treatment you get from your doctor or therapist, there are many things you can do to reduce your symptoms and stay on track, including educating yourself about bipolar disorder, surrounding yourself with people you can count on, and leading a healthy “wellness” lifestyle. With good coping skills and a solid support system, you can live fully and productively and keep the symptoms of bipolar disorder in check.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/bipolar-disorder/bipolar-support-and-self-help.htm
Self-help tips for managing bipolar disorder, coping with symptoms, and preventing relapse.
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Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable and some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You don’t have to give up sweets entirely or resign yourself to a lifetime of bland food. With these tips, you can still take pleasure from your meals without feeling hungry or deprived.

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A healthy diet can help you prevent, control, and even reverse diabetes. These tips will get you started.
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While there’s no easy fix to losing weight, there are plenty of steps you can take to develop a healthier relationship with food, curb emotional triggers to overeating, and achieve lasting weight-loss success.

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There's a better way to lose weight. Learn how to avoid diet pitfalls and achieve lasting weight loss success.
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Depression drains you of energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. And, for women, depression is complicated by many factors - from reproductive hormones to social pressures to the female response to stress. But while overcoming depression takes work on your part, it’s a real possibility. Though you can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,” you do have more control than you realize. There are small steps you can begin taking that can and will make a difference. The key is to start small and build steadily from there.

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Minimize your risks and treat depression more effectively by learning about the many unique factors affecting women.
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As a family caregiver for an ailing parent, child, spouse, or other loved one, you’re likely to face a host of new responsibilities, many of which are unfamiliar or intimidating. At times, you may feel overwhelmed and alone. But despite its challenges, caregiving can also be rewarding. And there are a lot of things you can do to make the caregiving process easier and more pleasurable for both you and your loved one. These tips can help you get the support you need while caring for someone you love in way that may benefit both of you.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/caregiving/caregiving-support-and-help.htm
A guide for family caregivers. Tips for taking care of yourself while caring for your loved one.
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If someone close to you has bipolar disorder, your love and support can make a difference in treatment and recovery. You can help by learning about the illness, offering hope and encouragement, keeping track of symptoms, and being a partner in treatment. But caring for a person with bipolar disorder will take a toll if you neglect your own needs, so it’s important to find a balance between supporting your loved one and taking care of yourself.

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Dealing with bipolar disorder in the family isn't easy. This guide will help you navigate the challenges.
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If you suspect that you’re suffering from bipolar disorder, seek help right away. The earlier you catch bipolar disorder, the better your chances of getting and staying well. An experienced mental health professional can make an accurate diagnosis and start you on the path to recovery. It may take some time to find the treatments and therapies that work best for you, but once you do, you’ll feel better. Effective treatment for bipolar disorder can relieve symptoms, reduce the frequency and intensity of manic and depressive episodes, and restore your ability to function.

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Learn how treatment for bipolar disorder or bipolar depression can help you manage your symptoms and control mood swings.
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