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Signs of an Eating Disorder

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My son was on the wrestling team.

When he cut weight by two classes, we started to worry.

We had always enjoyed family dinner together,

but my daughter started to be very rigid

about what she would eat.

Eventually, she refused to join us and stayed in her room.

One of my boys would just sit

and watch TV and eat snacks.

I would find wrappers and food containers everywhere

and he gained 20 pounds in a month.

Our oldest daughter would leave the table

to be by herself after every meal.

She got sick all the time and looked so pale,

but she wouldn't talk about what was going on.

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These are the voices of parents

who have noticed behavior in their children

that could indicate a feeding or eating disorder.

The most common of these disorders include anorexia nervosa,