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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Eating Disorders


Eating disorders may include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or compulsive overeating usually affecting young women between 11 and their early 20s. The precise causes are not yet known.


If the client is stable physically, massage can help turn negative body perceptions into more positive ones. Caution needs to be taken in clients who may have cardiovascular problems, or who are extremely malnourished as a result of an eating disorder.

Can be alleviated by:

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