What is ARFID: The Picky Eater Question

What is ARFID: The Picky Eater Question

If your child is an extremely picky eater, parents may wonder if he or she may have an eating disorder. There is a type of eating disorder associated with being a finicky eater called the Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). What Is ARFID? ARFID is an...
The Effects of Eating Disorders on Hormones

The Effects of Eating Disorders on Hormones

The negative effects of eating disorders can be extensive, with serious consequences that threaten your psychological, emotional and physical well-being. Thirty million people in the United States alone will be diagnosed with an eating disorder during some point in...
Fact and Fiction about Eating Disorders

Fact and Fiction about Eating Disorders

It’s estimated that 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States will be affected by an eating disorder of some type during at least one stage of their lives. There are many misconceptions surrounding eating disorders. Risk Factors Although men are...
The Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

The Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

If you have or suspect you may have an eating disorder, it’s vitally important for your physical and mental health to have a professional evaluation. An eating disorder is a complex condition that requires careful medical management. Eating disorder treatment...
Overview of Compulsive Eating

Overview of Compulsive Eating

Compulsive eating is a behavior that may be exhibited in both children and adults. According to the American Psychiatric Association, compulsive eating is a behavior associated with various types of eating disorders. Compulsive eating can also be a disorder in its own...

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