15 Bizarre Eating Disorders

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Did you know that if someone has trichophagia, they have the urge to eat hair?

If you fancy a laugh or need to kill boredom, check out these top fifteen bizarre facts about eating disorders and learn something new!

Acuphagia – Has the urge to eat sharp objects.

Amylophagia – Has the urge to eat washing powder.

Cautopyreiophagia – Has the urge to eat burnt matches.

Coprophagia – Has the urge to eat feces.

Geomelophagia – Has the urge to eat raw potatoes.

Geophagia – Has the urge to eat soil.

Gooberphagia – Has the urge to eat peanuts.

Lithophagia – Has the urge to eat stones.

Mucophagy – Has the urge to eat mucus.

Ortharexia Nervosa – This is a disorder where the sufferer is obsessed with eating healthy food.

Pagophagia – Has the urge to eat ice.

Pica – With this disorder, the sufferer craves and eats non-food substances like rock, sand, and others.

Plumbophagia – Has the urge to eat lead.

Trichophagia – Has the urge to eat hair.

Xylophobia – Has the urge to eat wood.

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Jam Ward
Jamie Ward

Jamie Ward is a web developer and part-time blogger. He enjoys the world of tech and the religions of the world. You'll often find him at a local coffee shop reading and enjoying a latte.

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