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Posts Tagged ‘male eating disorders’

By On December 8th, 2016

What It’s Like To Be A Man With An Eating Disorder

Several famous men like Zayn Malik from One Direction have made headlines recently by revealing they have experienced eating disorders. But, celebrities aren’t the only ones who live with eating disorders. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) estimates that approximately one in 10 men in the United States have an eating disorder. However, men with…

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By On September 13th, 2016

Anorexia Damages Bones Equally In Men and Women

Anorexia is a serious health issue associated with numerous severe health complications, ranging from abnormal blood counts, fainting, seizures, and even complications with reproductive systems. Another well-known consequence of anorexia is the effect it has on a person’s bones. This is because lack of nutrition robs the body of the badly needed calcium which plays…

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By On May 10th, 2016

Experts Say Lack of Awareness Is Hurting Men With Eating Disorders

When you imagine someone with an eating disorder, chances are you imagine a young woman. But, the truth is eating disorders affect people of all ages and genders. In fact, medical experts like Dr. Clare Taylor from the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) in the UK believe the focus on young girls with eating disorders…

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By On February 24th, 2016

Study Highlights Eating Disorder Differences Between Boys and Girls

Research has shown conclusively that teenage girls aren’t the only ones to experience eating disorders. Eating disorders affect men and women of all ages, and the myth that young women are the only people who might live with an eating disorder prevents many people from seeking treatment for their own disordered eating. While both men…

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