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Male athletes and preventing eating disorders

It is estimated that 8% of male athletes (compared to 33% female athletes) have a pathological eating disorder that can damage their physical and mental health.

Examples of such illnesses include anorexia bulimia, binge eating or compulsive exercise.

Another 19% of male athletes likely have subclinical disordered eating behaviour.

These estimates are likely to be low because eating issues in men can be challenging to identify

In an excellent article on this subject by Dietitian Nancy Clarke (USA) you can find out:

  • What are the triggers for eating disorders affecting men?
  • What are the social pressures that they face?
  • Why men might be susceptible?
  • Things to consider if seeking help
  • What can we do to help minimize eating disorders in men?

It’s never too late to get help.

If you think you or a member of your family may have an eating disorder then talk to Nancy or contact me today.

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