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By On January 10th, 2018

Older adults with eating disorders continue to be overlooked

The latest estimates suggest that approximately 30 million Americans live with an eating disorder at any given time. Thanks to stereotypes and misrepresentation in the media, most people would assume that almost all of those 30 million Americans are young women. However, that isn’t entirely accurate. In fact, people of any age can develop or…

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By On November 29th, 2016

Why Are More Women Developing Eating Disorders Later In Life?

An increasing number of older women have been diagnosed with eating disorders in recent years. While experts can not directly explain the rising number of mothers and other middle age women being diagnosed with eating disorders, there are numerous aspects of aging they believe could contribute to the issue. Gena Hymowech recently spoke to Dr.…

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By On August 25th, 2016

The Changing Face of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are not as simple as many people seem to believe. These dangerous disorders are often brushed off as a “young women’s” problem, but those who struggle with disorders like anorexia and bulimia cannot be so simply categorized. “The face of eating disorders today is any face: a young face, an old face, a…

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