Know the Facts: Eating Disorders

5 Facts about Eating Disorders

1. In a given year, 10 million femae and 1 million male Americans live with eating disorders

2. Eating disorders frequently develop during adolescence or young adulthood.

3. Men experience eating disorders just like women but are less lielly to be diagnosed because this issue is so often considered a stereotypically “female” disorder. 

4. Only 33% of people with anorexia and 6% wiht bulimia receive mental health care

5. Eating disorders are treatable with medication and therapy, including group, family and individual therapy.

If you are suffering from an eating disorder, reach out for help.


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