Dipping back into old, problematic behaviours can suck when you’re in recovery for an eating disorder but relapses are common and are nothing to be ashamed of.
Some telephone numbers, email addresses and websites of agencies or charities that can offer support or advice if you, or someone you know needs it.
Special report: lockdown has seen more children dangerously ill with eating disorders.
‘Adult eating disorder services are chronically underfunded; waiting time targets are not imposed’
BMI is used to determine treatment for eating disorders, and can be a gatekeeping tool for year-long waiting lists for vital care
The Big Brother star has been battling anorexia since she was a child. Her mother Sue talks about their struggle.
‘I had no idea what I was doing. I essentially just starved myself and went into phases of literally eating very little food.’
For a lot of men, there is a stigma surrounding eating disorders - much like the way mental health problems are treated.
With The Crown portraying Princess Diana’s eating disorder, other sufferers explain how they have battled to get treatment.
Researchers looked at data from 129 people recruited online who were experiencing or in recovery from an eating disorder during the early stages of lockdown.