The Academy of Eating Disorders has released a list of things they say people should know about eating disorders.
The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning signs.
Eating disorders are often neglected as a state of mind but they may actually be related to depression, anxiety and emotional instability. They can have long-term health consequences if left untreated.
A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of perfection.
A person suffering from Pica basically craves for odd and inedible objects. A person with Pica syndrome may crave for anything from coins, and clothes to chalk and even cigarette butts.
While mindful eating is scientifically proven to help prevent overeating and obesity, a new psychological study suggests that it may also forestall eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.
The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'.
Eating disorders have been rising at an alarming rate in the recent times. Bulimia nervosa or Bulimia is one of the most frequent and recurrent eating disorders.
If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy ...
A new type of eating disorder - atypical anorexia nervosa was discovered in the year 2013 and is seen in people with all the symptoms of anorexia nervosa but have normal body weight.