Eating disorders

People with eating disorders experience serious disturbances in their eating patterns, such as a severe and unhealthy reduction in their food intake or overeating, as well as extreme concern about body shape or weight. Eating disorders usually develop during adolescence or early adulthood. Eating disorders are not due to weak willpower or bad behavior; rather, they are real, treatable illnesses. The two main types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

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food (issues in the mind)

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · New reply December 16, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • This is from the left side of my head. That is where, as I understand this, the right brain is. Whether that is where the right mind is, I don’t know, but this seems to be coming from the mind that dwells ...

Recovery

reindeerc
  • By reindeerc · New reply November 30, 2012
  • 10 replies
  • Has anyone ever recovered from their eating disorder? I have had anorexia, bulimia, binge eating..ect for over 20 years and still struggle with food, weight, and body image. I honestly think I will die ...

Night EATING

mindyminer
  • By mindyminer · Posted September 28, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • I have struggled with this condition for years, sometimes it manifest itself at high stress times. When I say "Night Eating" I am talking about getting up in the night, walking around, eating - but not ...

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