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We've all heard of anorexia ... but orthorexia? Can you really be TOO obsessed with healthy eating? An expert explains this potentially deadly disorder.
Eating disorders (EDs) are complex disorders. However, the complexity increases when women are struggling with eating disorders while pregnant -- a time when the lives of two people are at stake: Mom and baby.
Most of us are familiar with the term "eating disorder." We are exposed to eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, every day in the magazines we read, TV shows we watch, and sometimes from personal relationships we experience.
While it is customary to think that only girls and women suffer from eating disorders, men and boys are not immune.
I shared my story about pregorexia a few weeks ago on momlogic. Since then, I've learned some facts I wasn't completely aware of from my own family on how they were affected.
"Mom has to go away for three months. She is sick." Those are the words my parents told me and my sister when they revealed to us that my mom needed to leave to receive treatment for anorexia, an eating disorder.