Posts Tagged ‘eating disorder signs’

By On March 14th, 2017

How Eating Disorders Affect Your Body Aside From Your Weight

Just about everyone knows eating disorders can have extreme effects on your body. But, most of the time people are only thinking about the drastic weight changes mostly associated with severe cases of anorexia. The problem with this is that weight loss is only one of the many ways an eating disorder affects your body.…


By On October 31st, 2016

5 Warning Signs A Friend Is Struggling With An Eating Disorder

Eating disorder come in a variety of forms and they don’t always look alike. Despite what many believe, detecting an eating disorder isn’t as easy as spotting a young frail-looking woman. However, there are a few warning signs you can watch for if you think a friend or loved on may be struggling with body…


By On May 20th, 2016

Do Eating Disorders Change The Way You Taste Food?

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, women with anorexia nervosa and those who are obese respond differently to taste than normal individuals. The novel findings could potentially lead to new treatments for eating disorders, according to the researchers from Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. “Taste is an important driver…


By On December 10th, 2015

3 Seemingly Normal Behaviors That May Be Signs Of An Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are notoriously difficult to notice and diagnose. They often hide under the surface until they reach their most severe stages and the majority of cases are never treated. Thankfully, there are a few signs you can look for before the disorder gets truly out of control. Shape asked psychiatrist and active member of…


By On November 20th, 2015

Know The Signs Of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious conditions that can carry severe consequences. Estimates suggest up to 30 million people of all ages and genders will experience an eating disorder in their lifetime, but only 1 in 10 of those will receive treatment. The most important step to ensuring you or someone you know with an eating disorder…


By On November 3rd, 2015

Eating Disorder Symptoms That Go Unnoticed

Most people think they know what an eating disorder looks like, but the truth is the majority of individuals with eating disorders live with their condition for years before others take notice. While there are some dramatic signs of these conditions, such as extreme weight loss or refusal to eat, these signs often come late…


By On October 15th, 2015

A Brief Guide To The Most Common Eating Disorders

In the U.S. alone, up to 30 million people suffer from an eating disorder every year. Only 1 in 10 of those people will receive treatment for the disorder, and only 35% of those individuals will receive treatment at a specialized facility for eating disorders. There are many reasons why treatment rates for eating disorders…


By On September 25th, 2015

Who Is Most At Risk For Eating Disorders After 40?

Within the past decade, the number of women over the age of 50 diagnosed with eating disorders has exploded. Some have suggested the spike in the number of older individuals being diagnosed with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or other novel eating disorders may be linked to changing societal pressures, but the reality is more…


By On November 13th, 2014

Orthorexia Nervosa: When Healthy Eating Risks Becoming an Eating Disorder

Any health professional will tell you the importance of healthy eating, but when does trying to eat well go too far and become detrimental to your health. The Wall Street Journal recently explored a newly identified eating disorder related to those who obsess over healthy eating to the extent that they actually begin harming their…

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