Eating Disorders: Women After The Age Of 30 Are Still At Risk
January 22, 2018 15:57
You might think about anorexia and bulimia as teen problems, but this is not entirely true. Eating disorders can affect anybody regardless their age, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity. People with anorexia have an intense fear of gaining weight, and that’s why they limit their food intake. Anorexia strikes mostly in women: Almost 90% of people with this condition are female, and it is not just teens. About 30% to 50% of adolescents with anorexia don’t recover by their mid-20s.