In tackling the issues that go along with eating disorders, it is very important that we are looking through the correct lens. That way, if we, who may not have never gone through the struggle, might have a little bit better of an understanding on how to help those that suffer from them. Knowing and debunking myths associated with eating disorders will not only educate you, but it may lead to you being able to help in saving a person’s life.
There are many myths out there that about eating disorders that are both overtly untrue and more importantly, plain dangerous. These myths and beliefs generally go unchallenged due to the fact that the entire realm of eating disorder issues are unusually shrouded in secret and shame.