Manage episode 325736084 series 2578255
Any person, at any stage of their life, can experience an eating disorder. Of people with eating disorders in the UK, around 10% have Anorexia nervosa compared to 40% with Bulimia nervosa; binge eating disorder along with several other conditions make up the remaining 50%. Anorexia is a serious mental health condition which significantly impacts a person's life - physically, emotionally and socially; it is in fact a potentially life threatening eating disorder. However, with the right treatment, recovery is possible. The earlier it is identified, the greater the opportunity for recovery or improved quality of life.