There are a variety of other eating disorders including eating disorders not otherwise specified, which can include a combination of anorexia, bulimia and other symptoms. Learn more about pica, the desire to eat non-food objects, night eating syndrome, compulsive exercising and other eating and body image disorders. Recognize the symptoms of disorders, learn treatment methods and how to help someone suffering through a disorder.
Did you ever think eating healthy could be a problem? Well if it gets out of control, it can be. Learn how this can affect one’s health, and find more information about the eating disorder called orthorexia.
Anorexia, bulimia and binge eating are the three major types of eating disorders. Learn about each of these as well as others, including information and statistics on people with eating disorders.
As kids, we have often been told to eat healthy and stay away from “junk” food. Healthy eating gives the body more energy, boosts our immune system and strengthens bones. However, it appears that some people take their healthy eating to the extreme.
Do you find yourself reaching for snacks at night? You feel cravings and you want to stop your night eating because you know it is not healthy to eat at night. However, controlling our cravings and stopping ourselves from night eating is not so simple. Like all habits, we need a plan.
The history of anorexia nervosa is extensive with reports dating back over 800 years ago. However, the term anorexia nervosa is relatively new. The history of anorexia nervosa reveals many diverse manifestations of the disorder.
As many as 6 million Americans may suffer from night eating syndrome, or NES, a recently-identified eating disorder. Night eating disorder treatment varies with the cause. Several factors may play a part in causing the disorder.
If your child is eating clay or paste, he/she may be exhibiting the symptoms of an eating disorder known as pica. The persistent eating of non nutritious nonfood items can lead to serious health complications that in some cases may be fatal.
Eating disorders are a group of mental illnesses that are serious and life threatening. Knowing the warning signs of eating disorders is vital for early treatment and successful recovery. Read on for a comprehensive overview of seven warning signs of eating disorders.
Eating disorders are a serious group of mental illnesses that have consequences for an individuals physical and mental health. Fortunately, recovery from an eating disorder is possible. There are a number of books on eating disorders that may help individuals on their journey toward recovery.
Research shows that the mass media, in particular women’s magazines, contributes to the development and maintenance of eating disorders. They influence body dissatisfaction, disordered eating and an increased desire for the thin ideal. This effect is particularly salient in adolescent women.