Welcome to Overweight Teen

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The purpose of this site is to help teens, parents, families, and friends who may have a loved one struggling with issues of being overweight.  Our website is designed to help educate on the statistics of childhood obesity and overweight teenagers. Articles include warning signs associated with overweight teens and teen eating disorders; such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders. Our goal is to help adolescents who may be experiencing weight issues and eating disorders find therapy or treatment to overcome these behaviors.

Overweight Teen Statistics
Overweight teen statistics show teenagers are becoming increasingly overweight. This article covers race and gender differences in overweight teens, types of eating disorder associated with teen weight issues, and health problems created by being overweight.
Eating Disorder Treatment Centers
There are many eating disorder treatment centers available throughout the United States. Eating disorders are life-threatening mental illnesses that really need to be treated with professional assistance to see recovery. Eating disorder treatment centers are the best option for recovery for most who suffer from the diseases.
Teen Binge Eating Disorder
What is teen binge eating disorder? Which teens are at risk for binge eating? What are the symptoms of a teen binge eating disorder? Keep reading to learn the warning signs your teen may have a teen binge eating disorder, and what treatment is available for teens who binge eat.
Weight Loss Support
Weight loss support is essential to losing weight in a healthy way. Without weight loss support it is easy to slip into old habits. This article offers some ways teens can find weight loss support through the Internet, school, and weight loss support groups.