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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

If you or someone you care about suffers from an eating disorder learn more about the disorder and find resources to get help.

Eating disorders are not always easy to spot. Not sure if you or a loved one has an eating disorder? Read more to understand what they are and how to get help.

Helping a Friend: Do you think a friend or loved one is suffering from an eating disorder? Find out how you can help.

Eating disorders can affect everyone: Learn more about how eating disorders can affect people who identify as male.

Sports that require weight control can place their participants at risk for an eating disorder. Find out about the risks and how you can combat them.

Cultural and social settings can play a role in development of disordered eating. Learn more to understand how you can combat eating disorders.

Anorexia

Anorexia FAQs: Learn more about anorexia, condition that includes the withholding and limiting of food, an intense fear of weight gain, and often over-exercising. Find resources that can help with Anorexia.

Bulimia

Bulimia FAQs: Learn more about bulimia, a condition that includes out of control eating (binging) followed by self- induced vomiting (purging) or laxative use. Find out how you can get help with bulimia.

Binge Eating

Binge Eating FAQs: Learn more about binge eating, a condition that includes eating large amounts of food in a short amount of time. Find resources that can help with binge eating.

Stress Eating

Stress Eating FAQs: Learn more about stress eating, a condition that can include eating large amounts of food or not eating at all when under stress. Get tips to combat stress eating.

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