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    Eating Disorders

    Eating disorders are a group of conditions marked by an unhealthy relationship with food. The three main types are anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. Eating disorders are a serious medical problem that can have long-term health consequences if left untreated.

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    Signs of an Eating Disorder

    Eating disorders are a group of conditions marked by an unhealthy relationship with food. There are three main types of eating disorders:

    Anorexia nervosa. This is characterized by weight loss often due to excessive dieting and exercise, sometimes to the point of starvation. People with anorexia feel they can never be thin enough and continue to see themselves as “fat” despite extreme weight loss.

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