New research suggests that eating disorders may have biological and psychological causes.
Here are the ways these conditions can affect your body, from heart disease to sexual function.
It's critical to learn more about symptomatology and where and how to get help.
Unlearn the intrusive beliefs and behaviors that are keeping you from recovery.
Despite its messaging, diet culture can very easily hinder your physical and mental wellness.
When society keeps piling on dietary rules and restrictions, a mind can cave to the pressure.
Watch out for the tipping point between self-improvement and self-destruction.
These tips about warning signs and healthy behaviors can help you handle the challenges.
How the condition began 15 years ago, the way life changed and what reality looks like now.
Eating disorders affect hormonal health, but do hormones increase your risk of developing one?
Weight stigma can interfere with eating disorder diagnoses, letting a serious issue run rampant.
You may think you know this disease, but even the experts are changing their minds.
The physiological and psychological effects can have major effects on intimacy.
The impact on your emotional and cognitive health can be profound in the short- and long-term.
Being anorexic, bulimic or having binge eating disorder could cause penis problems.
Disordered eating is more than just a social sickness, the author writes.
Yes, trauma in regard to food is real and often stems from childhood experiences.
It's the little things that mean the most to help with this common, yet devastating, illness.
The road to mental health recovery is long, and dating along the way brings its own challenges.
Overcome unhealthy obsessions with food and your body by using these practices during recovery.
Synthetic hormones gave me my periods until I chose to fight to get them back naturally.
Parents play a significant role in how children perceive their bodies and develop self-worth.
Discussing your eating disorder with your partner is vital to your health and your relationship.
Dealing with the root cause of an unhealthy relationship with food can help in the bedroom, too.
Excluding men and boys from our understanding of eating disorders poses pitfalls for treatment.
Think you know it all about eating disorders? Don't be so sure.
Untreated eating disorders can lead to serious health problems, including heart complications.