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# bodywhys - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders

This time of year can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder, but there are ways to help.

# bodywhys - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'It takes over a person's life': How clean eating can go too far

The practice involves eating minimally processed foods that provide maximal nutritional benefits.

# bodywhys - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Maeve Madden got real about her struggles with body dysmorphia on the 'gram Body Dysmorphia

Maeve Madden got real about her struggles with body dysmorphia on the 'gram

“The stress and pressure I put [my body] under, it breaks my heart.”

# bodywhys - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'Recovery is possible': A third of people seeking help for eating disorders have had one for over 10 years

Charity Bodywhys said that a large number seeking help 10 years on have never accessed any form of treatment.

# bodywhys - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Increasing numbers of older people are suffering from eating disorders

The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.

# bodywhys - Monday 22 February, 2016

89% increase in middle-aged people seeking help for eating disorders

“Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. They are not about food nor are they a diet.”

# bodywhys - Monday 8 June, 2015

'An eating disorder is often an incredibly isolating experience'

Most people seeking help have been unwell for over a decade.

# bodywhys - Monday 23 February, 2015

Increase in the number of men in their 20s and 30s with eating disorders

Eating Disorder Awareness Week starts today.

# bodywhys - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders

Bodywhys support service said that the majority of calls are from those aged 25-35.

# bodywhys - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Woman walks 364k in a bikini to raise awareness of eating disorders

There are 200,000 people in Ireland registered with eating disorders.

# bodywhys - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Men being treated for eating disorders up 67% in the last five years

Bodywhys says the misconception that eating disorders are a ‘female issue’ can sometimes make it harder for a man to acknowledge there is a problem.

# bodywhys - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Fad diet books encouraging "dangerous thinking" about body image

Bodywhys said the books can also act as a trigger for those who already have an eating disorder.

# bodywhys - Monday 11 February, 2013

Online programme to support teens with self-esteem issues

The launch of the programme is to coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week.