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Kesha’s new life in recovery

Kesha Rose Sebert has survived many transformations, but none as powerful as her recent road to recovery from eating disorder. The singer-songwriter and rapper grew up with a struggling single mom, played the trumpet and saxophone in the marching band in high school, and waitressed before hitting it big with “TiK ToK,” making her a multiple-multiplatinum artist of risqué party anthems. The last five years have challenged her enthusiastic, irreverent attitude and songwriting, having been so quickly sucked in by an industry where people photograph others bodies, zoom in and blow it up for the covers of magazines. She describes…

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Eating Disorders can Begin in Adolescence

Eating Disorders can Begin in Adolescence

Despite the fact that all teenagers can be moody, unpredictable and sometimes rebellious, sometimes those mood swings and impulsive behaviors can point to the beginnings of an eating disorder. Puberty and adolescence by definition are a time during which the body undergoes major changes. Adjusting to hormonal changes and growth spurts effect the emotions, all of which effect behavior. Nonetheless, certain attitudes and behaviors could indicate that issues about food need immediate attention from parents. Eating disorders in adolescents signal the need for help. What to look for The three major eating disorders are anorexia, a condition in which someone…

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