The eating disorder anorexia strikes adolescent girls in disproportionate numbers. But boys get it too, and it kills about 10 percent of those who have it. So it may be… Read More
Results from a national survey conducted by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), a follow-up to focus group information the association collected 6 years ago, show that public awareness of… Read More
While “drunkorexia” is not a medical term, it has become easily understood slang for the practice of swapping food calories for those in alcohol.
Eating while sleeping is a rare eating disorder that some specialists also consider to be a sleeping disorder. People who struggle with sleep eating eat in the middle of the… Read More
When people think of eating disorders, they usually picture waif-thin women who rarely eat. But one of the most common forms of eating disorders is compulsive overeating. People who suffer… Read More
Compulsive overeating is a serious eating disorder that is distinguished by an obsessive or compulsive relationship to food. Common signs of compulsive overeating are: * Binge eating, or not being… Read More
What is Self-Injury? Self-injury is a type of harm that a person purposely inflicts on their own body. This harm can come in a number of different forms. While to… Read More