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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.

eat·ing dis·or·ders

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

eat·ing dis·or·ders

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

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:

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=286&Profile_ID=41156

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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According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), "There is a commonly held view that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice" (2016).
The most commonly suggested reason for the possible elevated risk for eating disorders among transgender individuals is that many of them are trying to achieve the unrealistic standards of the ideal masculine or feminine body type.
According to figures from Beat, eating disorders cost the UK economy PS8 billion every year.
"Although the negative physical and mental health consequences of eating disorders have been well-documented, much less is known about the adult development of individuals with eating disorders, particularly their social well-being," said Jennifer Tabler, lead author of the International Journal of Eating Disorders study.
Anyone wishing to learn more about eating disorders and effective treatment is encouraged to register including students, professionals, and those affected by these illnesses.
Eating disorders as a lifestyle choice is becoming a trend.
"I have struggled with an eating disorder for over 10 years and I take that very seriously," Lady Gaga told (http://www.eonline.com/news/524004/lady-gaga-responds-to-demi-lovato-s-slam-about-glorifying-eating-disorders-watch-now) E!
At this year's Family Medicine Conference, he will focus on how a family doctor in the UAE should provide primary prevention through health education, an early diagnosis of eating disorders and monitoring of medical complications.
Eating disorders have serious medical and psychological health consequences including malnutrition, hypotension, suicide and electrolyte imbalances.
But DSM-5 does provide what patients with eating disorders need most - hope.
In this first installment of a two-part article, I will focus on helping parents to understand eating disorders and to recognize suspicious signs, symptoms and behaviors that may suggest an eating disorder diagnosis.
The tongue-in-cheek slogan, Men With Eating Disorders: It's not the name of a band is used by NEDIC in their public awareness campaign.

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