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What Is It?Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that affects about 1 in 100-200 girls or women in the United States. A person with this disorder limits eating and by definition weighs at least 15% less than his or… Read More

Bulimia - Health A-Z

What Is It?The main characteristics of the eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, areRepetitive binge eating.Compensatory behavior to prevent weight gain.Exaggerated preoccupied with body shape and weight.During a binge, a person eats large quantities of food in a relatively short time,… Read More

Lactose Intolerance - Health A-Z

What Is It?Lactose intolerance is a common cause of abdominal cramping, bloating and diarrhea. This condition occurs when the body does not have enough of the intestinal enzyme lactase. The job of lactase is to break down lactose, the… Read More
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