Entries by Team EDRS

I Have a Loved One Who I Believe Has An Eating Disorder – What To Do

I Have a Loved One Who I Believe Has An Eating Disorder – What To Do   Eating disorders are serious, possibly life-threatening illnesses that will affect tens of millions of Americans over the course of their lifetimes. It is important to remember that eating disorders can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, or […]

Orthorexia, ARFID, and OFSED

Orthorexia, ARFID, and OFSED When people think about eating disorders, a set of illnesses that affect tens of millions of Americans, it is likely that what comes to mind are ones such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, as well as binge eating disorder. However, there are several other types of eating disorders out there, each […]

Virtual and Telehealth Eating Disorder Programs and Therapy

Virtual and Telehealth Eating Disorder Programs and Therapy   The National Eating Disorders Association estimates that about 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from an eating disorder over the course of their lifetimes. Eating disorders are severe illnesses that can profoundly affect people mentally and physically; they can even be life-threatening. And […]

Behaviors Associated with Binge Eating Disorder

Behaviors Associated with Binge Eating Disorder   Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder found in the United States. Hallmarks of the illness include: Recurrent episodes in which someone binge eats. A binge eating episode is characterized by someone consuming a large amount of food over a short period of time as they […]

Long Term Effects of Binge Eating Disorder

Long Term Effects of Binge Eating Disorder Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder here in the United States. This illness has a few hallmarks, which are: A repeated pattern of incidents in which someone binge eats. During an eating binge, someone loses control as they eat a large amount of food over […]

Binge Eating Disorder Hotline

Binge Eating Disorder Hotline In America, about 10 million men and 20 million women will experience an eating disorder during their lifetimes. These are illnesses that, despite many myths associated with our sociocultural environment, can develop in anyone, no matter what their gender, age, or background is. And here in the United States, binge eating […]

Binge Eating Disorder in the DSM 5

Binge Eating Disorder in the DSM 5   Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder here in the United States. A hallmark of this disease is repeated episodes in which someone loses control, consuming a large amount of food over a relatively short period of time. After such an episode, it is likely […]

Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder

Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder According to the National Eating Disorders Association, binge eating disorder is characterized by an individual suffering from recurrent episodes of binge eating, in which they will eat large amounts of food over a short period of time. During such an episode, someone will feel out of control, and likely […]

Effects of Bulimia on the Skin

Effects of Bulimia on the Skin   Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder known for its harmful effects on the body and mind; in serious cases, the illness can be fatal, highlighting the importance of early intervention. People who suffer from bulimia find themselves in a dangerous cycle of binge eating followed by […]