Why Are More Women Developing Eating Disorders Later In Life?

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An increasing number of older women have been diagnosed with eating disorders in recent years. While experts can not directly explain the rising number of mothers and other middle age women being diagnosed with eating disorders, there are numerous aspects of aging they believe could contribute to the issue.

Gena Hymowech recently spoke to Dr. Alexis Conason, a psychologist who specializes in overeating disorders, and author Denise Folcick, a 55-year old survivor of a recent struggle with an eating disorder to explore why unhealthy eating habits and body image issues can be triggered later in life.

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