In the UK, it is estimated 1.6 million people suffer with an eating disorder, and that men make up around a quarter of this number. In the following radio documentary, I will be investigating whether there is enough support for men across the country. I wanted to discover what needs to be implemented in making […]
As a teenager, you are bombarded with a constant stream of media related to an unattainable body image, portrayed by celebrities. It is easy to get fixated with your appearance…. Sophie Burton and I are sitting opposite on another in a coffee shops in Southampton. She spent most of her teenage years battling anorexia after […]
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It is hard to know exact facts and statistics when it comes to eating disorders as many of those that suffer either don’t seek help or are naware of their illness. The statistics below are provided by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence and are based on those who have received treatment from the NHS. Reports vary and the statistics are ever changing.
Comic Dave Chawner shares both the short-term and long-term effects Anorexia has had on his life
As with many things in life, eating disorders come with a stereotype. Young women inspired by the unrealistic images of female celebrities, desperate to become like their idols or to fit in with their peers.