Starving Yourself Skinny?

The Truth About Anorexia

Stick to the Statistics

If anorexia is treated within the first 5 years of starting the recovery rate is 80%. If not treated until after 15 years of symptoms the recovery rate is 20%

Symptoms...

  • Heart problems, such as mitral valve prolapse, abnormal heart rhythms or heart failure

  • in females: absence of period

  • in males: decreased testosterone
  • could suffer from depression
  • tend to stay away from social situations
  • have an increased chance of alcohol misuse

Famous People Struggle Too

Mary Kate Olsen had anorexia. She was the loved character Michelle on Full House. Olsen checked into an eating disorder treatment center and underwent treatment for anorexia after months of rumors about her thin appearance and denying of being anorexic. Mary-Kate celebrated beating her eating disorder by giving away clothes that no longer fit her.

Need Help?!

You Can Call: Princeton House Behavioral Health/ Princeton Health Care System

Phone Number: 1-800-242-2550

Website: Princeton Health