Male Eating Disorders
It’s hard to imagine Alex Viada ever suffered from an eating disorder. He’s the image of a manly man: a muscular and ripped powerlifter and Ironman triathlete. When I interviewed him a while back for AskMen about being a hybrid athlete, I had no idea of his history with “a woman’s disease.” That’s the stigma, right there; people believe eating disorders, and specifically anorexia, are diseases suffered only by women. And so, it makes the seeking and process of treatment for this potentially deadly mental illness that much more difficult… Read the full article.