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Guys Get Eating Disorders Too

FALSE MESSAGES GUYS GET EATING - DISORDERS TOO Males are often exposed to cultural messages that can increase their vulnerability towards developing an eating disorder. These messages do not reflect the reality of mental and physical health in males You are what you look like While eating disorders are often portrayed as illnesşes that only áffect females up to a quarter of pēople with an eating disorder are MALES SHOULD ONLY HAVE ONE BODY TYPE Males need to be in control Eating disorders aren'ť masculine MALE 25% "Over-exercising and extreme pursuit of muscle growth are often seen as healthy behaviours for males. Actually they can indicate a significant disorder and can lead to severe health issues." Gelling Is it possible for a male to recover from an eating disorder? If you suspect you or someone you know has an Eating Disorder Snapshot YES National Eating Disorders Collaboration Evidence shows the sooner anyone starts treatment for an eating disorder, the shorter the seek help immediately Find help in your area by visiting: recovery process. Help

Guys Get Eating Disorders Too

shared by EbenFoster on Jan 09
While eating disorders are often portrayed as illnesses that only affect females, large population studies suggest that up to a quarter of people suffering with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa are...



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