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Eating Disorder Awareness week begins next Monday

Eating disorders remain a widespread problem in Yuma and across Arizona

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The National Institute of Mental Health says about nine percent of the U.S. population has an eating disorder.

Then there is Bulimia which is a state where you consume food, and then you want to immediately purge the food.

The third disorder is binge eating, which encompasses both of the above.

Yuma Regional Medical Center offers a variety of different resources to help identify, diagnosis, and treat eating disorders.

For more information, visit the Yuma Regional Medical Center website HERE.

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