Posts Tagged ‘autoimmune disease’

By On November 10th, 2017

Study suggests autoimmune disease could increase risk for eating disorders

While eating disorders are categorized as a mental illness, researchers are finding new links to physical diseases like immune system disorders that may help us understand how eating disorders develop. In a study published in the journal Pediatrics, a team of researchers says they have found evidence that immune system issues may make an individual…


By On September 22nd, 2014

Eating Disorders Linked to Autoimmune Disease

A recent study has found an association between numerous autoimmune diseases and the presence of eating disorders. The researchers also believe these autoimmune diseases may play a role in the development of eating disorders. The study, published online Aug. 22 in PLoS One, evaluated over 2,000 Finnish people who were diagnosed with eating disorders. According…

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