Eating Disorders

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about eating disorders, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Eating Disorders

When Does 'Clean Eating' Become a Disorder?

by Lara DeSanto Health Writer
GERD

Acid Reflux and Puberty

by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D. Health Writer
Anxiety Disorders

Eating Disorders During the Holidays

by Eileen Bailey Health Writer

More on Eating Disorders

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GERD

Acid Reflux vs. Eating Disorders in Teens

Could potential signs of an eating disorder simply just indicate acid reflux in your child? Learn why these two conditions may get confused.

Anxiety Disorders

8 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

Many people think of anorexia nervosa when they think of eating disorders but these illnesses are much more complicated than they appear.

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Eating Disorders

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Your Reproductive Health

You may not think of a gynecologist as someone who could help you deal with eating disorder symptoms, but in fact, they can play a key role.

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Eating Disorders

Understanding Eating Disorders

How much do you know about eating disorders? Learn about the symptoms and treatments for several different types of eating disorders.

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Diabetes

Eating Disorders Not Uncommon in Teens with Diabetes

Some teens with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes seem to gravitate to eating disorders – a dangerous combo.

Healthy Aging

Older Adults Can Have Eating Disorders Too

Although eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are most common in young women, they also can develop later in life and may last for decades.

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Anxiety Disorders

FAQ About Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder differs from over-eating and is closely related to body shape, weight, and a greater psychiatric comorbidity.

Anxiety Disorders

What to Ask Your Doctor About Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

If you find yourself consuming large quantities of food and feel unable to stop even if you feel quite full, then you may have binge eating disorder or BED.