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Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders in midlife’

By On February 14th, 2017

“Who Can Get an Eating Disorder?”

The question of “who can get an eating disorder” might seem simple to answer, but we live a time when people are regularly turned away from treatment or support for disordered eating because they are “too old”, “not thin enough”, or male. Even in the medical community, there are widespread misunderstandings about the most deadly…

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By On January 20th, 2017

A ‘Surprising’ Number of Middle Age Women Live With Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are often regarded as a “teen issue”, but these dangerous mental illnesses affect people of all ages. In fact, a new study published in the journal BMC Medicine says eating disorders affect a “surprising” number of women in midlife. The team of researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York…

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