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Eating disorders

A woman with an eating disorder eats too much, too little, or causes herself to throw up food. Eating disorders can include:

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  • Anorexia Nervosa Fact Sheet - This fact sheet explains anorexia's causes, signs and symptoms, and its effects on the body. It also provides information for pregnant women who have or have had anorexia.
  • Binge Eating Disorder Fact Sheet - This fact sheet provides information on binge eating disorder, including potential causes, associated risks, and possible treatments.
  • Bulimia Nervosa Fact Sheet - This fact sheet answers common questions about bulimia nervosa, including its causes, warning signs, complications, and available treatment options.

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Content last updated: March 29, 2010.

Resources last updated: March 29, 2010.

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