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See How These 7 Celebrities Cope With Their Eating Disorders

Eating disorders may affect anyone, from middle-aged men to teenage girls. Around thirty million people in the USA have eating disorders, and this particular number includes many superstars.

You Are Not Alone - See How These 7 Celebrities Cope with Their Eating Disorders

Continue reading to know about celebs who let people with eating disorders know they are not alone and motivate them to get help.

1. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga disclosed on her website, Little Monsters in 2012 that she has fought with bulimia and anorexia since the age of 16.

She revealed about her times of weight loss and gain and shared her photos. Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Foundation guides young adults about resources to help with their body image, violence, alcohol, drug problems, and much more.

This charitable trust exists to let stressed teenagers know that they are certainly not alone as it helped make a more thoughtful community. Lady Gaga continues to motivate anyone having problems with body image, saying, “It is really challenging, but … you have to talk to someone about it.”

2. Paula Abdul

When Paula Abdul started dancing at age seven, she started to feel unconfident about her physical appearance. She started over-exercising, purging, and binging. She has revealed, Whether I’d been sticking my head in the working out or toilet all night, I was spitting out the feelings – and the foods.”

She ultimately examined herself into a psychological health center in the early ’90s. She still depends on the help of therapists and nutritionists. Abdul spent some time working with the National Eating Disorders Organization to motivate young ladies who wanted to seek help.

3. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato has become an unofficial representative of young girls with eating disorders since being dealt with anorexia and bulimia in 2010. She said in her interview, “I actually lived fast, and I was, in fact, going to die young. I did not think I’d make it to 20.” 

She concentrated on her general health and physical fitness as part of her process of recovery. She takes advantage of her health and fitness routine to help manage her BPD (bipolar disorder).

4. Diana, Princess of Wales

Princess Diana discussed openly regarding her problems with self-mutilation and bulimia in the early ’90s.

In open public discussion, she mentioned, “I ‘m confident that the best solution only lies within the person. However, with the patient’s nurturing and proper help provided by experts, friends, and family, people struggling eating disorders can easily find a way of dealing with their lives.”

Her courageous conversation about her personal struggles and eating disorders gave lots of people the bravery to start discussing their very own eating disorders.

Princess Diana struggled to increase awareness regarding bulimia and helped bring public understanding to eating disorders.

5. Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda was basically the first renowned woman to speak freely about eating disorders.

She said that she’d fought with bulimia since age 13, with cycles of purging, restricting, and binging. Fonda to a certain extent blamed how she grew up for her eating disorder, “I was educated to think if I really wanted to be adored, I needed to be pretty and thin. Which leads to a lot of problems.”

She has campaigned to improve understanding regarding bulimia and anorexia. By discussing honestly regarding her 30-year struggle with eating disorders, she has become an example for women of every age group.

6. Alanis Morrissette

Alanis Morrissette, a singer, fought for her anorexia when she was first trying to start her career in the music industry.

She challenged extreme stress as a young girl in the public eye. Morrissette treated herself for her eating disorder by visiting a therapist and now discussed her exercise of mindfulness.

She mentioned, “The significant problem for me around eating-disorder healing is, ‘What is recovery with foods?’” She does meditate, journals, and yoga exercises to be able to lead a well-balanced life.

7. Elton John

Elton John has already established a tumultuous history of alcohol addiction, substance abuse, as well as bulimia.

He went through a treatment plan for bulimia and drug addiction. For quite some time, it was a hardship on him to understand that he even has a problem, but as he explained to Larry King, “As soon like I said those things previously ‘I really need help’, I knew that I would get well soon, and I was resolute to get better.”

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