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Binge Eating Disorder Becoming Common

Just a year ago binge eating disorder (BED) was not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Though first described in 1959, it wasn’t until May 2013 that it was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health. BED has already become the leading eating disorder affecting Americans.

Self-Help Tips for Women With Eating Disorders

While eating disorders impact both men and women, women tend to suffer from them to a much greater degree.  This may be largely due to society’s relentless pressure on females to be supermodel thin and cellulite-free.  Sadly, it’s the exception not the rule to fit such unrealistic and unhealthy standards, yet many females strive to …

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Adult ADHD Linked to Severe Eating Disorders

Adult ADHD is the general term for cases of the childhood condition attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder that continue to produce significant symptoms in adulthood. Modern studies indicate that 30 percent to 60 percent of children with ADHD also experience the adult form of the disorder. According to the results of a new study published in July …

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Health Effects of Bulimia

Bulimia (bulimia nervosa) is a common eating disorder characterized by repeated cycles of binge eating followed by regurgitation or other forms of food purging. While the superficial source of this behavior is an obsession with body weight, shape or size, underlying motivations for bulimic actions include the desire to relieve anxiety or stress and the …

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Binge Eating Equally As Common Among Men As Among Women, But More Women Seek Treatment

Eating disorders are often wrongly considered to be a female illness, but studies are showing that binge eating is one that affects nearly equal numbers of men and women. All eating disorders are difficult to treat, but what is so unfortunate about binge eating is that so few men are willing to admit their problem …

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