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A Silent Epidemic: Male Eating Disorders

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A Silent Epidemic: Male Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are becoming an epidemic that touch people throughout the world. Approximately one in ten women have an eating disorder. And 82% of ten-year-old children have an immense fear of getting ‘fat’. Rates of female eating disorder in the last few decades have more than tripled. But what about the men? Men are also ...

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Health Consequences of an Eating Disorder

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Health Consequences of an Eating Disorder

According to the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any other mental illness. Eating disorders are also a high risk for co-occurring disorders like depression, substance abuse, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. I’ve said it many time that eating disorders kill. Many people now know that all types of ...

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