Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is a mental illness. You might use food to try to manage your feelings or have a difficult relationship with eating and food.

Overview of eating disorders

This section covers different eating disorders and symptoms. As well as where to get further information and support.

  • An eating disorder is using food to manage your feelings
  • You will have a difficult relationship with food and weight. You may eat too much or too little food
  • Anyone, regardless of age, gender or weight can have an eating disorder
  • Eating disorders can lead to serious physical health problems
  • There are different types of eating disorder

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