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some early warning signs of teenager eating disorder

Some Early Warning Signs of Teenager Eating Disorder

Children and teenagers suffer from a variety of eating disorders which often go unnoticed by the parents. Eating disorders are a kind of psychological problems which may even need the intervention of therapy. The disorders can make the day to day functioning of children difficult and may even lead to life threatening or more chronic […]

common diet myths and the facts

4 Most Common Diet Myths And The Facts

Today everybody is clinched towards being slim and fit and hence opted the process of dieting but you must keep in mind that there are wide numbers of diet myths that can adversely affect your body and cause harm to it. Therefore to be aware from these here you are being guided with some myths […]

eating disorders and depression go hand in hand

Eating Disorders and Depression Go Hand in Hand

According to medical science there is a close relationship between eating disorders and depression. Despite the fact it has to be remembered that a debate is still continuing on this topic whether depression can be regarded as the result of eating disorder or depression can be termed as only a symptom of eating disorder. Those […]

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How To Treat Male Eating Disorders Arising From Steroid Use

Eating disorders can be a potential life threatening mental illness. While the condition is often portrayed as illnesses to only affect women, studies suggest that a majority of people suffering from bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are men, and binge eating disorders affect almost an equal number of females and males. The cultural stigma and under-reporting […]

binge purge cycle of bulimia

Know about Binge Purge Cycle of Bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder which causes the patient to lose control over how much they eat and binge, then try to compensate by purging or by over exercising. Bulimic patients usually have a healthy body weight.There are two types of bulimia, one in which the patient tries to compensate by vomiting or by using […]

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Binge Eating and How to Treat It Yourself

If you feel that you are overeating in a way that makes you feel uncomfortably full and the portion that you eat is too large but you just cannot seem to stop, then probably you have a disorder called Binge Eating Disorder. All overeating is not binge eating, and to understand whether what you are […]

How is Teenage Anorexia Treated

How is Teenage Anorexia Treated

Anorexia nervosa is a psychological eating disorder which involves acute form of self-starvation. This eating disorder is usually characterized by distorted body image, low body weight, amenorrhea and an immense fear of gaining weight. The cause of anorexia nervosa is a combination of genetic, biological, psychological and socio-cultural factors. Teenagers and adolescents are greatly affected […]

Causes and Types of Eating Disorders in Children

Causes and Types of Eating Disorders in Children

Most mothers will complain about the fussy eating habits of their children, but many of them will be unaware of the possible eating disorders in children. Children may have a natural affinity towards junk food, but this does not necessarily mean that they have an eating disorder. It is more likely a matter of taste […]

Physical and Mental Eating Disorder Symptoms

Physical and Mental Eating Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorder symptoms can be characterized into two levels. The first are those that manifest physically on the body and the second are those which affect the mental attitude of the patient. If these signs can be caught by a person close to the patient, they can be brought in for treatment. Very often people […]

Are You Losing Control or Do You Have Compulsive Eating Disorder

Are You Losing Control or Do You Have Compulsive Eating Disorder?

Adults who have compulsive eating disorder feel that they lose control of how much they eat. They over eat beyond the feeling of being comfortably full. They may feel that they have no will power or that they just can’t help it, but in truth they may be suffering from this eating disorder. They may then try […]