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By On September 25th, 2015

Who Is Most At Risk For Eating Disorders After 40?

Within the past decade, the number of women over the age of 50 diagnosed with eating disorders has exploded. Some have suggested the spike in the number of older individuals being diagnosed with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or other novel eating disorders may be linked to changing societal pressures, but the reality is more…

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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 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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