Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are the illnesses that causes a person to adopt harmful eating habits. Eating disorders occurs along with other psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and dipression. The poor nutrition associated with eating disorder may harm the body and in severe cases may lead to death.Dysphagia is a condition which causes difficulty in swallowing anything. A person suffering from dysphagia faces difficulty in passage of solids or liquids from mouth to stomach, a lack of pharyngeal sensation, or various other inadequacies of the swallowing mechanism. Dysphagia is distinguished from other symptoms including odynophagia, which is defined as painful swallowing and globus, which is the sensation of a lump in the throat. A psychogenic dysphagia is known as phagophobia. These are also involved in eating disorders.
  • Aneroxia nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Orthorexia nervosa
  • Anemia

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