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The Links Between Eating Disorders And Exercise

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/060913_3.mp3

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, M.D., the healthy living expert for "Sound Medicine," speaks with host Barbara Lewis about the links between exercise and eating disorders. A new study shows that women who have purging anorexia often are more driven to over exercising. According to Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber, these behaviors are more common in younger women who have a need to feel a sense of control. Their behaviors are complex and require a multi-step treatment approach.