As children enter the teenage years, additional medical topics become more relevant. Please review these articles that cover situations teens and their parents may encounter.
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Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia
The 2 most well-known eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.Anorexia is self-starvation. Bulimia is a disorder in which a person eats large amounts of food (binges) and then tries to undo the effects of the binge in some way, usually by ridding the body of the food that was eaten.