If a child is regurgitating food but doesn’t show any signs of a digestive or swallowing problem, a pediatrician might start to consider whether it’s rumination syndrome.
There’s a difference between physical and emotional hunger. A psychologist breaks down why emotions can dictate our appetite and what we can do about it.
When is picky eating something more serious? If it’s extreme, it may be ARFID. This eating disorder requires a picky eating intervention.
Living with a compulsive disorder can be lonely and debilitating. Find a balance with these tips.
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Experts say an emerging pattern of obsessive food rules and ritualized eating behaviors can have negative consequences.
In the era of gym selfies and social media filters, we are constantly flooded with messages about how we should look. Can that affect a young girl’s body image? Yes, according to research, and so can these other influences.
Recognizing the problem is often the hardest (yet most important) first step in treating disordered eating. Psychologist Leslie Heinberg, PhD, shares the physical and emotional signs to look for — and tips for intervening.
If you think your teen may have an eating disorder, it’s time to talk to the doctor. Early detection is key and you’re the first line of defense.