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People with eating disorders likelier to get hooked on exercise | Eating disorders

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Eating disorders and exercise addiction

Research shows that people with an eating disorder are nearly four times as likely to become addicted to exercise.

Exercise addiction is defined as an obsessive approach to fitness that could harm someone's health and social life.

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Exercise addiction could be more likely in those with eating disorders because of a fear of gaining weight.

People with eating disorders have a higher risk of mortality. It is then important for people to develop a healthy relationship with food. Much of the infor...

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