Posts tagged pica and rumination
What is Rumination Syndrome?

We cap off the six major eating disorders with rumination, arguably the least widely understood of them all. Though at first glance this might bear a strong resemblance to purging disorder, rumination is in fact a completely distinct phenomenon from purging. Its etiology and pathophysiology carry some important ramifications for the future of functional GI disorder treatment. Read on for an enlightening look into this nebulous disorder!

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What is Pica?

We are back again with the 5th installment of this series. Today’s piece dives into another eating disorder newly given its independent status in the DSM 5. Read on to learn what pica is, how it is diagnosed, what dangers it poses, why it arises, how it is treated, and much more!

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