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By On September 21st, 2015

Eating Disorders Increasingly Common In Women Over 50

You might think eating disorders are a condition limited to the young, but the truth is they affect people of all races, sexes, ages, and nationalities. In fact, medical professionals and researchers are identifying a growing number of women over the age of 50 with eating disorders in past years. An online survey conducted as…

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By On September 16th, 2015

Identifying Anorexia In The Elderly

In the United States, eating disorders affect an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men at some point in their life, and many of those will specifically struggle with anorexia. However, it is estimated only one in three people who experience an eating disorder in their lifetime receive treatment. One of the most common…

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By On September 14th, 2015

Eating Disorders Are Not Just For The Young

When we talk about eating disorders, the focus is almost always put on young individuals, but we often forget about many other groups which struggle with these disorders. Eating disorders impact everyone from the young to the elderly, but when the disorders appear in older individuals it often goes unnoticed. Many people even think eating…

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