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More Women Suffering From Midlife Eating Disorders

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PHILADELPHIA -

The pressure to look good is leading to a disturbing trend among older women.

While the country is laser-focused on our obesity epidemic, there is another, startling problem threatening the lives of women you may never suspect.

Why are so many "mature, successful" women suffering from eating disorders?

FOX 29's Joyce Evans looks at the hidden nightmare they're enduring.

For the signs and symptoms for which you should be on the lookout, click here.

To read some dos and don'ts for talking to a loved one who may have an eating disorder, click here.

And for information Joyce mentioned in her report from Renfrew about its residential treatment program, additional programs and services, midlife eating disorders and tips for reaching out to someone who may have one, click here.

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