Male Eating Disorders Silent Epidemic

Male Eating Disorders Silent Epidemic

Most movies, articles and discussion about eating disorders focus on women, but the number of men suffering from anorexia (aka manorexia), bulimia and muscle dysmorphia is growing. Male eating disorders are becoming a silent epidemic with most treatments – like the attention – focused on women. During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, public health experts want […]

Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorders in Women?

Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorders in Women?

A recent study shows that a high amount of Facebook use could be linked to women suffering from eating disorders. While other social media sites are guilty of it, the 10-year-old site is the most troublesome. It makes sense really, considering the amount of people who use the site and the type of posts that […]

Eating Disorders Treatment Slow for Men, Study Finds

Eating Disorders Treatment Slow for Men, Study Finds

According to findings from a recent study, treatment for men suffering from eating disorders is more likely to be slower than for women. Part of the reason is due to more focus on women suffering from problems like anorexia and bulimia. There is also the issue of doctors misdiagnosing problems, and ignoring the fact that […]