Wellness for the Family: Eating Disorders on the Rise
Amid the pandemic’s disruption of routines, increased time on social media, fear of gaining the “quarantine-15” and more, there has been a rise in eating disorders seen in boys and young men.
As many as 40 percent of those with eating disorders are men, but they are not as often diagnosed as women.
Eating disorders can be potentially life-threatening and have long-term health effects. To learn more about the common signs and symptoms, click here.
For more wellness tips, tricks, and recipes from Blue Cross Blue Shield dietitian, Shanthi Appelo, click here.