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What are the most common types of eating disorders?

What are the most common types of eating disorders?

Several: I agree with my colleagues about anorexia, bulimia, and disordered eating associated with depression. But i'd also include compulsive overeating in our groupings here. Anorexia & bulimia don't have 12-step groups associated with them, but overeaters anonymous is such a group. Maybe this attests to the very wide need for help with compulsive overeating? ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Eating Disorder (Definition)

A psychiatric condition characterized by abnormal eating habits and dysfunctional relationship with food. Examples of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia ...Read more


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What are the most common types of genetic diseases?

What are the most common types of genetic diseases?

It depends on what: You call genetic. Almost all diseases are a combination of genes and environment. Consult the following site of a list of common single gene defects.http://archive.blisstree.com/feel/ten-most-common-inherited-genetic-diseases/. ...Read more

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What are the most common genetic disorders?

What are the most common genetic disorders?

It depends on what: You call genetic. Almost all diseases are a combination of genes and environment. Consult the following site of a list of common single gene defects.http://archive.blisstree.com/feel/ten-most-common-inherited-genetic-diseases/. ...Read more

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What are the most common learning disorders?

What are the most common learning disorders?

Reading and math: The most commonly identified specific learning disabilities are reading and math. One can also see disabilities in spelling, language arts and secondarily in subjects like science and social studies. There are also individuals with a disability in graphic writing. ...Read more

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What are the most common hereditary disorders?

What are the most common hereditary disorders?

Hereditary disorders: Start by looking at this link: http://www.activebeat.com/your-health/children/the-10-most-common-genetics-disorders/ If you suspect you have one, talk to your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

What are the most common symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

Mood and Psychosis: It is similar to bipolar d/o or major depression in terms of mood disturbance. The difference is, a person is psychotic during periods when their mood is stable. Schizoaffective d/o is either bipolar type or depressive type. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of cancer usually?

What are the most common types of cancer usually?

DEPENDS ON GENDER: The top 3 cancers in men in the us are: prostate, lung and colon. For women: breast, lung and colon. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of agoraphobia?

Fear of panic attack: Experts are not completely sure what the exact causes of agoraphobia are. Most believe that they are a result of physical and/or psychological factors. People with agoraphobia often fear having a panic attack in public and not being able to get to safety. Fear of embarassment is often a factor in agoraphobia, leading to staying home rather then out and about. ...Read more

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What are the most common neurological disorders?

What are the most common neurological disorders?

Migraines?: Perhaps most common is migraine, but strokes occur often, alzheimer's disease is common in older pts, parkinson's disease not rare. Head trauma increasing in frequency. Neurologists also see low back pain and neck pain patients. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of cancer?

Cancer types: The most common cancers originate within the lung, breast, prostate, and colon. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of allergies in people?

What are the most common types of allergies in people?

Inhalant allergies: Allergies are developed through exposure so prevalence depends on which allergens are present in a given area. In general, tree, grass, and weed pollens, dust mites, cats dogs, and mold spores are the most common airborne allergens. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of adjustment disorder?

What are the most common symptoms of adjustment disorder?

Anxiety, depression: There are different types of adjustment disorders based on what mood and behavior there is for a given person. Besides anxiety and depressed mood, there is disturbance of conduct. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of hemophilia?

What are the most common symptoms of hemophilia?

Abnormal bleeding.: The bleeding may be external or internal. Classically the bleeding occurs within a joint, such as the knee joint, and is painful. ...Read more

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What are the main types of sleep disorders in adolescents?

What are the main types of sleep disorders in adolescents?

Delayed Sleep Phase: Sleeping late and waking up late also called dsps delayed sleep phase syndrome is common in adolescents. Good sleep hygiene and habits are important to counter this. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of headaches in women?

What are the most common types of headaches in women?

Migraine: Although the books say tension type ha is most common, migraine dominates my practice. Affects 17% of all women. Please see below for other ha types. http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/migraines-headaches-symptoms. ...Read more

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