Bulimia/Eating Disorders/ice eating habit


I have been eating ice since 6 years. i am now 20 year old but i can not control my self to eating ice.I also used to crave crushed ice,eating it daily, summer and winter, many pounds of it on a weekly basis...
Please suggest me something and tell me, how can i stop this

Hi Manahil,

This may or may not be eating-disorder related. For example, many with iron-deficiency anemia crave ice. In fact, that is the most common cause of this particular craving. Have you had a blood test for iron-deficiency anemia? If not, I would start there. If you are iron-deficient, once you have corrected that problem. the ice cravings should go away...

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Mary Pritchard, PhD


I can answer questions about the psychology of eating, disordered eating attitudes and behaviors such as drive for thinness, drive for muscularity, binge eating, body dysmorphia, dieting, excessive/obsessive exercise, and body dissatisfaction. I can also answer questions about anorexia and bulimia.


I have a PhD in Psychology and teach courses in the Psychology of Health and the Psychology of Eating. I have been conducting research on disordered eating and exercise behaviors for 15 years.

Midwestern psychological association, rocky mountain psychological association

Over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles in journals such as Eating Behaviors, Eating Disorders, and Eating and Weight Disorders

PhD in Psychology from the University of Denver

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30 teaching awards, have received funding to conduct my research from academic institutions and state and local government

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