• Re-enacting Holocaust
trauma. "Dieting and eating
Is Pleased To Announce The Addition Of Allergist
disordered beha viors can be an
expression of un conscious pain
buried deep in t i e past."
an Kwaselow M.D.
Past President of the Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society
Jewish mothers must try not
to project their own body inse-
curities and fears onto their
daughters. Kaplan knows this
phenomenon all too well — her
Dr. Kwaselow treats both pediatric and
adult asthma and allergy conditions.
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daughter was overweight from
childhood through high school.
Cheryl A. Ruble M.D.
Alan Kwaselow M.D.
Lawrence M. Dell M.D.
James J. Gordon M.D.
Kaplan fielded countless calls
from women frustrated with their
daughters' weight, looking for
"They wanted to know,
`Should I put he on a diet? Can
Kristen Krueger RA.-C
Lisa Norris N.P. • Pamela Zywiol N.P.
she come and s ee you? Should
I send her to a p sychologist?' It
made me crazy — my immedi-
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ate reaction was , `Ohmigod!
This poor child doesn't have a
chance.' Becaus e it's the moth-
2300 Haggerty Road, Suite 1010 West Bloomfield
er's issue," Kapl an says.
"Mothers mus t recognize that
when your kid is 8 or 10 or 12
or 15, her body goes through so
many normal ch anges. People
thought because I was a fitness
The situation may
But not a true
guru, I made my kids work out,
but I never did.
"The answer is to leave your
WHERE DO YOU
daughter alone! Love her, accept
her for who she is and how she
looks and help h er learn to love
and accept hers elf. That's what I
did — I always t old my daughter
how much I love d her and how
beautiful she is. Because it's
"Eating disorders are really not
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about food or the burning desire
to lose those last few pounds
or attain a certain shape," says
Price. "This is about issues that
run much deeper — shame, feel-
ing unworthy, disconnect and
more. Eating disorder treatments
that focus on food or food plans
totally avoid real issues. Until we
allow ourselves to be confront-
ed, face our truths and become
vulnerable, we will continue to
suffer in silence.
Why wait? Put your mind at ease.
DR. VIEDER, medical director at Lakes
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a On-Site CT Scanning and Ultrasound
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Lynne Meredith Sch reiber is a
Southfield-based w riter and publicist
and owner of Your People LLC.
Urgent Care says "Lakes Urgent Care was
created to provide patients with a cost-
effective, timely alternative when they seek
quality medical care and are unable to see
their own primary care physician."
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(On Haggerty Road just North of Meijer)
June 24 • 2010