According to statistics, at least 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by an eating disorder. An eating disorder is a psychological illness that impacts an individual’s relationship with food, typically producing irregular eating habits.
The most prevalent eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. These illnesses commonly affect individuals who have low self-worth and are very critical of their bodies. These individuals starve themselves, or they consume a certain amount of food and disgorge it later.(more…)
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS March 5th, 2019
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Tags: anorexia, binge eating, bulumia, eating disorders