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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
About Our Site

EatingDisorderExpert was formed to offer a unique reference point on eating disorders; diagnosis, signs, causes, risks and treatments.

When you hear the term ‘eating disorder’ do you automatically imagine stick thin teenage girls? Well you have come to the right site to find out more on this illness as there is so much more to eating disorders than simply depriving yourself of food.

Did you know that food addictions and over eating are also recognised eating disorders? Did you also know that the numbers of men suffering with an eating disorder are also steadily increasing?

Having an eating disorder is a very serious illness and overcoming the problem is just half of a successful treatment programme. Determining the reasons as to why the eating disorder developed in the first place and resolving these issues are often just as crucial to the recovery process as gaining or losing weight.

Whether you are a relative of some one with an eating disorder an want to find out how you can help them, or you have a friend you are concerned about, this site guarantees to provide readers with a wealth of information that should help answer the many questions that surround the illness.

Perhaps you are a student of a healthcare division and need to research eating disorder illnesses for your course or maybe you are simply wanting to know more about the illnesses that make up this subject; whatever your needs are you will be aure to find the answers here.

Enjoy the site and we hope you gain all the information you need.

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

EatingDisorderExpert was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding EatingDisorderExpert and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

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    I started eating sand since I was twelve and the craving stopped and now it’s bck and stronger and am 22 already, am feeling so tempted to eat it but…
    13 March 2018
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    Re: Pica Disorder
    @se se I have the same problem. I keep the small dollar boxes of tide in my room and snack on it all day. I have prayed for washing powder you can…
    12 March 2018
  • Swish
    Re: Pica Disorder
    I started eating walls as a teenager after my mum told me I used to eat soil when I was a toddler. It got out of hand after my parents discovered a…
    8 March 2018
  • DrE
    Re: Pica Disorder
    @Shanny - you must have at one point. But you luckily managed to kick this very dangerous habit.
    2 March 2018
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    Re: Biological Factors & Eating Disorders
    Hi im doing a research paper on a biological approach towards eating disorders such as bulimia and binge eating.…
    2 March 2018
  • Shanny
    Re: Pica Disorder
    I've always loved the fragrance of soap and washing powder, no matter whatever brand. When I go shopping for groceries, I always linger on in the…
    27 February 2018
  • AnnaN
    Re: Pica Disorder
    @se se - OMG! No wonder your throat burns - washing powder is an abrasive and specific enzymes that help break down stains and dirt in fabrics and…
    27 February 2018
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    Re: Pica Disorder
    @MitchU I truly feel your pain i have been craving washing powder for years. I dont know what takes the craving away. Eating it makes it worse and its…
    27 February 2018
  • se se
    Re: Pica Disorder
    I have been eating washing powder for over 10 years At first I would chew it and spit it out and only enjoy the flavor. Now I take small amounts and…
    26 February 2018
  • Anna
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    @Emma - mine were all over the place. It will take a while to adjust. At least, it means your body is getting…
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