Eating Disorders Articles

A reported 10 million women and 1 million men struggle with eating disorders, according to National Eating Disorder Foundation estimates. It is common that these disorders negatively impact a person's mental or physical health, but the cause of many eating disorders is not clear; although in some instances, biological and environmental components play a part.

Below we'll review some of the most common eating disorders, how to treat them, and what treatments can be the more effective in addressing them.

How To Throw Up On Purpose, And Why You Shouldn’t

Have you ever eaten to the point that you knew if you could just throw up, it would all be okay? You tell yourself you will never eat that much food again, but you just want to...

Is It Important To Know How To Throw Up Food?

Those with bulimia have frequent episodes of eating extremely large amounts of food and then throwing up afterward. It is more difficult to recognize bulimia than anorexia...

Nutritional Counseling: From Eating Disorders To Dietary Habits

Basic health is vital in maintaining a content mind and a large part of a person’s basic health is their dietary habits. What, how much, and how often each person eats can...

Alternative Outlets: Quelling Anxiety After Eating

Eating disorders can come in many shapes and forms, all potentially life-threatening and involving varying degrees of emotional and physical problems. It is conceptualized...

Are You Considering How To Make Yourself Throw Up?

If you have eaten something toxic, or maybe if you had too many alcoholic beverages, you may want to get it out of your system immediately. Some people will overeat to the point...

Signs Of Eating Disorders — And How An Eating Disorder Counselor Can Help

While some may recognize the signs of an eating disorder and may recommend an eating disorder counselor, others may not know where to begin. This is especially true if someone...

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders are a common reason people reach out to BetterHelp for services. The National Eating Disorder Foundation estimates that 10 million American women struggle with eating disorders, plus an additional 1 million males. They believe that...

Binge Eating Disorder: What Causes It And How To Stop Eating Too Much

According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) approximately 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from an eating disorder. For many years the focus of study and treatment has been on anorexia nervosa and bulimia...
After considering the above listed information and research associated with eating disorders, we hope that you have a better understanding of what they are, as well as how to treat them. If you would like more personalized information and support, please consider reaching out to BetterHelp so you can be matched with a licensed professional.
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