Addiction and eating disorders often go together. One study found that people diagnosed with an eating disorder were five times more likely to have a substance use issue, and more than a third of people with substance use issues had eating disorders too. As with any co-occurring disorder, the relationship between addiction and eating disorders… Continue Reading How is Anorexia Related to Addiction?
Someone with anorexia eats very little food, and is very particular about what food she does eat. Anorexia can result in severe weight loss, which can endanger the patient’s health and even cause death by starvation. In addition to the physical danger of not eating enough, anorexia is highly correlated with anxiety, depression, addiction, and… Continue Reading Can You Spot the Signs of Anorexia?