There’s been an unprecedented rise in eating disorders in teens. Overeating and anorexia were the flip side of the same coin for Juliette Burton and both nearly killed her. She tells Standard Issue about her ongoing recovery.
More than 30 million people are suffering from some form of an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia. Much research has focused on the brain and the mental aspect of the disease, but new research shows there may also be a biological reason.