Many women with eating disorders are also compulsive exercisers, and newcomers may be shocked to learn that residential treatment also means letting go of the exercise addiction.
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To break the cycle, all Mirasol clients refrain from exercising for the first week of treatment. After the first week, based on their BMI and overall progress, they can participate in a carefully monitored program that may include yoga, dance/movement therapy, gentle cardio and morning walks in the desert. All activities are accompanied by plenty of group and individual processing.
FREE weekly eating disorder support group for adults struggling with food and body image issues . Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 pm at 3438 North Country Club Road in Tucson. For more information, call 888-520-1700.
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