Are eating disorders on the rise with young men and boys?

Understanding the causes and recognizing the warning signs

Stars Insider

09/07/24 | StarsInsider

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Eating disorders have historically been associated with women, but they are increasingly affecting young men and boys. Research shows that males represent up to 25% of those struggling with eating disorders. This alarming trend calls for greater awareness, as early detection and intervention are crucial for effective treatment. Societal, psychological, and biological factors contribute to the rise in eating disorders in young men and boys, and this gallery provides insights into signs and symptoms to watch out for. Click through to discover more.

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