Eating Disorders

For teenage girls, the desire to be thin and fit in may be the basis for a strict regimen of diet and exercise. Taken too far, though, this drive could threaten their health. In this Children's Channel video podcast, Eleni Lantzouni, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the factors that contribute to eating disorders, as well as what families can do to support their child who is struggling with this condition.

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