10 Surprising Facts All Women Need to Know About Their Health

Eating Recovery Center was recently featured in an article and slideshow on “10 Surprising Facts All Women Need to Know about Their Health.” “More than 20 million women are affected by eating disorders. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, it’s estimated that just five to 15 percent of people with anorexia or bulimia are men, which means women are much more likely to develop an eating disorder. And as experts from Eating Recovery Center (ERC) point out, there are many myths surrounding the topic of eating disorders, including that they solely revolve around food. Many people don’t realize that they are complex illnesses, with biological, psychological and sociological underpinnings. According to ERC, anorexia has a higher mortality rate than any other mental illness and 90 percent of women who develop an eating disorder do so between the ages of 12 to 25…” Read the full article and watch the slideshow.

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