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Exercise Compulsion and Its Dangers
Extreme or compulsive exercise is dangerous. The most significant dangers of extreme exercise are overuse syndromes such as stress fractures, low heart rate, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis.
Binge Eating: What You Need to Know
Binge eating is a serious disorder that affects 3-5% of American men and women. Binge eating involves consuming a great deal of food, in an uncontrolled and/or rapid manner, and eating beyond the point of fullness.
Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse
Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are disorders involving food, either radical restriction or extreme consumption. It is also not unusual for women and girls struggling with eating disorders to either abuse or become dependent on substances.