BEAT Eating Disorders Awareness Event – 4th March 2020 in Chelmsford, Essex

BEAT Eating Disorders Awareness Event – 4th March 2020 in Chelmsford, Essex

There are so many ways that eating disorders can manifest themselves.  For some people it might mean limiting the amount of food they eat, eating large amounts of food all at once, ridding the body of the food they have eaten in an unhealthy way (e.g. laxatives, purging, excessive exercise) or sometimes a combination of all of these. Types of eating disorders include: anorexia binge eating disorder bulimia Not only can eating disorders cause serious harm but they can be fatal, with anorexia having the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses. Who gets eating disorders? Although young women between…