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eat·ing dis·or·ders (ED),

a group of mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, pica, and rumination disorder of infancy.

eating disorders

a group of behaviors often fueled by unresolved emotional conflicts symptomized by altered food consumption. Disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. Compare pica.

eat·ing dis·or·ders

(ēt'ing dis-ōr'dĕrz)
A class of mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive overeating, and pica.

eating disorders

the key functional requirements for the clinical definition of an eating disorder are that the behaviour must no longer be under personal control and/or must cause significant adverse changes in psychological, social or physical functioning. The most severe eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. See also anorexia, bulimia.

eat·ing dis·or·ders

(ED) (ēt'ing dis-ōr'dĕrz)
Mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and pica.

eating disorders, a group of dysfunctional behaviors of nutrition, including anorexia, bulimia, or cravings for such nonfood items as ice, clay, or starch.


combined prehension, mastication and swallowing.

Patient discussion about eating disorders

Q. I have been struggling with an eating disorder. Can I reverse this? Hi everybody! Here is Tom of 25 yrs old male. I have been struggling with an eating disorder. Now I have low bone density into the osteoporosis level. My level is -2.6. I'm still young, is there hope for me? Can I reverse this? Are there any herbs or other supplements that may help me?

A. most people who has eating disorder wouldn't believe you if you'll say them they have a problem. anorexic girls believe they are fat even when they are all skin and bones. you passed that stage. that stage was the hard one. not that you are facing an easy journey, but the hardest part is behind you. here is a site that will be a big help for you:

Q. what should i eat and not eat

A. depends on the situation,but i would talk to a nutrition professional,

Q. Can eating carbs help you lose weight?

A. nope- they do just the opposite. carbohydrates are a compound sugar. there are diets that use only carbs, diets that use non but in the end- they are just unhealthy.

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While the most commonly known eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, there are many others that are prevailing, such as binge-eating disorder and orthorexia.
Evidence shows that eating disorders are treated more successfully when people seek professional help sooner rather than later.
HEDS is a multidisciplinary group of professionals from the greater Houston area who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders and are committed to quality care of those affected by these disorders.
The research is important because it may lead to interventions to reduce risk factors for eating disorders, which are among the most serious forms of mental illness.
Gaga was criticised by numerous fans, including ex-bulimic Demi Lovato, for glamorizing the eating disorder bulimia.
The regional adult eating disorders inpatient and day services are commissioned by NHS England as a specialist service.
is president and CEO of Walden Behavioral Care, which operates a clinic for treating eating disorders in Braintree.
The Center for Counseling and Health Resources offers a whole-person approach to treatment of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and compulsive overeating for patients of all ages.
Many people don't understand how dangerous eating disorders are," Founder Rebecca Cooper stated.
A report on outcomes published this year in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that in the unit, 44% of patients had hypoglycemia, 76%, abnormal liver function, and 83%, abnormal bone density, and 45% developed refeeding hypophosphatemia.
Sue Holloway, Pro Bono Economics Director, explained: 'This is the first serious attempt to quantify comprehensively the costs of eating disorders in England; and the resulting estimate shows the significant scale of the problem.
Seeing as eating disorders tend to start in puberty, it makes sense to do this.

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