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Eating Disorders

What are eating disorders?

Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders. They involve severe problems with your thoughts about food and your eating behaviors. You may eat much less or much more than you need.

Eating disorders are medical conditions; they are not a lifestyle choice. They affect your body's ability to get proper nutrition. This can lead to health issues, such as heart and kidney problems, or sometimes even death. But there are treatments that can help.

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  1. Eating Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders. They involve severe problems with your thoughts about food and your eating behaviors. You may ...
  2. Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder in which a person regularly eats unusually large amounts of food. During binge eating, the person also feels a loss of ...
  3. The following organizations provide information on eating disorders: Academy for Eating Disorders -- www.aedweb.org Overeaters Anonymous -- oa.org National Eating Disorders Association -- www.nationaleatingdisorders.org National Institute of Mental ...
  4. Anorexia is an eating disorder that causes people to weigh less than is considered healthy for their age and height, usually by excessive weight ...
  5. Bulimia is an eating disorder in which a person has regular episodes of eating a very large amount of food (bingeing) during which the ...
  6. Eating Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Eating Disorders/Start Here ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Learn about eating disorders, including ...
  7. Eating Disorders (Nemours Foundation)  
    Eating Disorders/Teenagers ... Eating Disorders ... Nemours Foundation ... anorexia, bulimia, nervosa, obsessed with foo, extreme exercise, overexercise, over exercise, ...
  8. Binge Eating Disorder (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    Eating Disorders/Specifics ... Eating Disorders ... Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health
  9. Eating Disorders: About More than Food From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Eating Disorders/Start Here ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... From the National Institutes of Health ... This brochure provides information ...
  10. Let's Talk about Eating Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health) - PDF  
    Eating Disorders/Start Here ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... PDF ... From the National Institutes of Health ... This infographic presents facts ...
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