Middle Aged Women Suffering From ED’s Often Overlooked

Research suggests the hormonal changes of perimenopause may open a “window of vulnerability” to developing eating disorders. Couple that with the do-it-all, have-it-all mind-set of modern women, and that’s a potent mix. “Who can take a break and think about ‘What do I need to do for myself today?’ let alone ‘What do I need to do to stop dieting and have a better relationship with my body?’ ” Maine said. “Instead of thinking about ‘What am I doing?’ they’re just going on to the next diet or aerobics class. The body becomes the answer”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/the-overlooked-crisis-of-eating-disorders-among-middle-aged-women/2019/06/14/e5358616-87d5-11e9-a491-25df61c78dc4_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.7e66a913e61f&wpisrc=nl_lean&wpmm=1

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