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Social Media and Eating Disorders: Is There a Link?

Posted 09-24-2014 at 12:34 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 09-24-2014 at 01:49 PM by ChristaIB

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As social media becomes more a part of our lives, there is a growing debate about whether social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are having an effect on our self-image. Several studies would suggest yes and, depending on the person and the feedback they receive from the public on these sites, eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia may develop. Is there really a connection between social media and eating disorders?

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Posted 12-01-2011 at 11:32 AM by Beeze
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My name is Beeze, I am 20 years old, and I struggle with anorexia nervosa and bulimia, a.k.a. EDNOS.
I have been putting myself through this miserable journey for almost 5 years now, and quite frankly, I'm sick of it. I want to recover more than anything, and be living the life I know I should be living at this age.
I want a healthy body, and healthy life, and a healthy relationship with food. I want to get trhough school and have a normal life. I want to recover for my boyfriend,...
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