Eating Disorders Articles A-Z
Male Eating Disorders - What Are Eating Disorders?
This page contains links to eMedTV Eating Disorders Articles containing information on subjects from Male Eating Disorders to What Are Eating Disorders?. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Male Eating Disorders
As this eMedTV article explains, an estimated 5 to 35 percent of people with eating disorders are male, and they experience many of the same problems as females. This section of the Web site provides detailed information on male eating disorders.
- Men With Eating Disorders
Conditions like anorexia and bulimia do not just affect women; there are men with eating disorders, too. This eMedTV segment explains how eating disorders differ in women and men, as well as how more awareness of symptoms in men is needed.
- Stop Binge Eating
People don't often end binge eating on their own -- in most cases, treatment is needed. This page of the eMedTV library describes methods used to help people stop binge eating, including therapy, nutritional counseling, and medication.
- Symptoms of Eating Disorders
This eMedTV article explains that signs and symptoms of eating disorders can include vomiting, avoiding food, and overeating compulsively. The specific symptoms vary by type, but they all involve an unhealthy preoccupation with food and weight.
- Types of Eating Disorders
A few of the eating disorders that many people are familiar with include anorexia and bulimia. This part of the eMedTV library discusses these disorders and other types of eating disorders, such as EDNOS and disordered eating.
- What Are Eating Disorders?
As this eMedTV article explains, eating disorders are serious medical problems often stemming from psychological problems. This selection from the archives offers an overview of these inappropriate behaviors, including symptoms and treatment.