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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

The Truth About Anorexia Nervosa: 5 Myths and 5 Facts

Stereotypes about anorexia abound, making it difficult to know what’s true or false about the condition. As a result, you may not see early warning signs in yourself or those you care about. Knowing the truth about anorexia can save lives.


"It is critical to pursue early intervention strategies, such as education and screening, to prevent chronic malnutrition, long-term health complications, and death,” said Philip Mehler, MD, founder and executive medical director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders and Severe Malnutrition in Denver. Read more in Everyday Health.

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