Eating Disorders in Older Women on the Rise

"I can't participate in the practicum," Judith Shaw told her yoga instructor. She was training to become an instructor herself, but she had fallen and broken her pubic bone. "You're going to continue to break bones if you don't feed yourself," the instructor told her. For Shaw, that was the moment. After a 15-year battle, she returned home that night and finally admitted out loud, "I am anorexic and I need help." In 2006, soon after her acceptance of the disease, Shaw checked herself into a...Full Story
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