Oct 7, 2013 — Anorexia and bulimia, eating disorders once thought to affect only girls and women, affect a growing number of boys and men. Boys as young as 9 and 10 are feeling the pressure to be ripped and muscular, psychologists say. But they can have a hard time finding a treatment program geared to males.
Jun 21, 2012 — Many women over 50 grapple with issues related to body image and food. Two-thirds of women surveyed said they were unhappy with their overall appearance. Nearly 8 percent reported purging within the last year, and about 4 percent reporting binge eating at least once a week.
Oct 26, 2011 — Fasting after eating too much and pushing through an insanely long workout to compensate for overeating are behaviors associated with binge eating. Men are almost as likely as women to develop the disorder, a new study finds.