Other Eating Disorders

Other eating disordersBeyond the common eating disorders that you have heard of before, there are others that affect people as well. While some of them may fall under the umbrella of the other three types of eating disorders, these are eating disorders that you should watch out for if you or someone you know has strange eating habits or has complained of problems with their stomach, throat, or mouth.

Symptoms of Other Eating Disorders

  • Unwillingness to eat in front of other people
  • Damage to the stomach
  • Problems with throat or even the mouth

Rare but Dangerous Eating Disorders

  • Trichophagia - This is used to describe for people who crave eating hair and ingest quite a bit of it, leading to stomach problems
  • Orthorexia nervosa - Not everyone may agree that this is an eating order, but it was coined by Steven Bratman, MD, and deals with people who are overly concerned with eating healthy
  • Geophagia - This eating disorder centers around people who eat soil
  • Pica disorder - People who are drawn to and eat inanimate objects are said to suffer from this eating disorder

Other Uncommon Eating Disorders 

The above four examples are not an extensive list of the other eating disorders that affect some people. From eating feces to trying to eat sharp objects, there are quite a few other extreme eating disorders that have been given names over the years. While some of these may seem crazy and weird, it is important to realize that these people have a problem.

Getting Help With Your Eating Disorder

If you are afflicted by an abnormal eating disorder, it is vital that you get some outside help. The chances of successfully stopping your bad eating habits depends on getting therapy with someone who has been trained to help deal with a wide variety of eating disorders. There are many different options for people who want to get some help with their eating disorder - no matter what it is. For those who want to save some money or get help from the comfort of their home, online therapy for eating disorders is the optimal way to get help. You can sign up to GoMentor 24/7 today and get confidential online help, regardless of time and place.

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