Sexual health can suffer from BED, too, so getting help is vital. Be aware of the risks.
Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder and can be caused by many factors.
BED is unlikely to resolve on its own. Recognize the symptoms and learn how to get help.
BED can make romance complicated, given how important recovery is, but don't rule out dating.
Here's what you need to know about this eating disorder (that's actually a sensory disorder).
Experts advise on the challenges of this mental health condition and sexual relationships.
Societal pressures to 'bounce back' too quickly after pregnancy can lead to problems.
The term is contentious, but experts and those affected say the condition's impact is profound.
Polycystic ovary syndrome can affect your mind as much as your ovaries.
Polycystic ovary syndrome can affect your mind as much as your ovaries.
Eating disorder experts offer tips for how to protect yourself from a summertime relapse.
This eating disorder may cause a drop in testosterone and lead to a number of issues.
New research suggests that eating disorders may have biological and psychological causes.
Around 30 million Americans will have eating disorders in their lifetime. Are they inherited?
Anorexia and bulimia aren't the only mental health issues that impact your ability to conceive.
Managing life with this mental health challenge is tough. Learn how you can cope with it.
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.
It requires hard work, but you can overcome the impact of an eating disorder with support.
This eating disorder can be treated, but it's vital to do so ASAP to avoid serious health risks.
The actor speaks candidly about recovering from a 'terrible cycle' of bingeing and purging.
Know what to look for if you suspect someone has this life-threatening mental health disorder.
Defined by binge eating and purging, the disorder affects more than 6 million people in the U.S.
An adversarial relationship with food is often driven by psychological factors and trauma.
The COVID-19 era mirrors the isolative and restrictive conditions linked to unhealthy habits.
For couples, a mental health challenge can feel like an unwelcome third party.
Muscle dysmorphia is on the rise, especially among young men, experts say.
Unlearn the intrusive beliefs and behaviors that are keeping you from recovery.
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder creates intense anxiety, limiting nutrient intake.
Equality in treatment is vital for queer people who experience anorexia, bulimia and more.
Two-plus years of isolation and fear create the perfect storm for an eating disorder relapse.
You are what you eat—and that's not always a good thing.
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.
Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder is much more than picky eating.
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.
When your pastimes become a compulsion, they can undermine every aspect of your life.
Weird vibes? Strange turns-of-phrase? How to tell a therapist isn't the right fit for you.
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.
It's not uncommon for a weight-loss trend to go viral, but this one looks a little different.
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.
Be warned, you can't believe everything you read on a label.
Being anorexic, bulimic or having binge eating disorder could cause penis problems.
It's all good when celebs support a cause, but it shouldn't be all about them.
Disordered eating is more than just a social sickness, the author writes.
The challenges of finding the right specialist depends on your diagnosis, history and goals.
Body positivity changed what we thought of our looks, but it's time for the next step.
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.
Choose how you want to drop pounds, but be careful of ineffective or dangerous practices.
The obsession with taking up less space damages self-esteem and health. Gaining muscle can help.
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.
They sound similar, and both deal with self-image, but don't get these two words confused.
Parents play a significant role in how children perceive their bodies and develop self-worth.
Is the desire to look and feel like a superhero causing men to go too far in their workouts?
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.
Ecstasy-based studies enter Phase 3 trials with promising data.
Excluding men and boys from our understanding of eating disorders poses pitfalls for treatment.
Knowing when to seek treatment is essential to prevent depression from controlling your life.
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.
You can navigate a healthy pregnancy even with eating disorders or body-image issues.
Help is readily available—and crucial—for the most common of all eating disorders.