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Eating disorders and exercise addiction

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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Eating disorders, which strike all types of people worldwide, are of three categories:

  • Anorexia: Restrictive and limited eating.
  • Binge eating disorder: Eating too much at once, where a person escapes out of life circumstances to focus on food.
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