Story highlights eating disorder group finds 10% to 15% of those with anorexia or bulimia are men stigma and shame still exists around male eating disorders, author says. Despite the stereotype that eating disorders only occur in women, about one in three people struggling with an eating disorder is male, and subclinical eating disordered behaviors (including binge eating, purging, laxative abuse, and fasting for weight loss) are nearly as.
Awareness of eating disorders in men eating disorders have been around for many years and until recently were typically viewed as a female issue not anymore today, anorexia, bulimia, and especially binge-eating disorder are on the rise in the male. Nih medlineplus the magazine, males and eating disorders.
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Eating disorders specialty: these pressures and ideas that another homosexual male may desire a mate who is thinner or muscular can possibly lead to eating.