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Can Bulimia Affect Fertility?

Couple Awaiting News Eating disorders, such as bulimia nervosa, can negatively impact your health in different ways. Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by cycles of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviors. Compensatory behaviors are behaviors someone uses to avoid weight gain after binging. These behaviors include purging, fasting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise. Even though people with [...]
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What Are the Physical Effects of Bulimia?

Central Park Views Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Bulimia nervosa, often referred to as bulimia, is an eating disorder that can affect a person’s quality of life across multiple domains — from self-esteem and social relationships to health and daily functioning. The disorder, which involves patterns of excessive eating followed by efforts to purge or severely [...]
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How Long Does Fluid Retention Last in Anorexia Recovery

Dietician Anorexia is one of the deadliest mental illnesses because of the impact it can have on your physical health. Recovering from anorexia requires mental health treatment and medical care. During the recovery process, you might experience certain symptoms as your body adjusts to eating and drinking the appropriate amount. One of these symptoms can be [...]
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How Do Dietitians Help with Eating Disorders?

Dietician Consulting Contributor: Staff at Carolina House Receiving treatment for an eating disorder is not as simple as getting a prescription medication from a doctor. Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, other specified feeding or eating disorder (OSFED), and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) are complex mental health conditions that require the use of evidence-based therapeutic [...]
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Can You Self-Diagnose an Eating Disorder?

Scrolling through the Internet Contributor: Staff at Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center You just watched a TikTok video of someone describing what they say are the symptoms of binge-eating disorder. They’re not an expert, but what they described sounds like something you’ve been going through. So, you search for more TikTok videos of people who say that they have binge-eating [...]
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How Eating Disorders Can Damage the Heart

Heart Conditions Contributor: Staff at McCallum Place There’s an old saying that advises people to listen to their heart, and that adage couldn’t be more relevant for people who have eating disorders. These devastating conditions can wreak havoc on the body, and one part that truly feels that impact is the heart. Years of research links eating disorders [...]
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Overeating and the Pandemic

Colorful Fruits Contributor: Staff at Carolina House The impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our society seems endless. It has caused disruption in nearly all aspects of our lives. From working conditions and e-learning to lockdowns and quarantine, face masks and vaccines to repeated testing and political upheaval, everyone has likely been affected in some capacity. So [...]
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