Are you or someone you know being held hostage to food? Is most of your day occupied with thoughts about what you can or cannot eat or whether to eat at all?

There is nothing fun about eating disorders, especially anorexia and bulimia. For women, adolescents and children, the risk factors are the same.

Once a young girl starts this behavior, weight loss becomes her top priority and most of her time is spent searching for the perfect diet - the best way to stay thin.

Often family, friends and even the girl feel helpless. If you or someone you know or love is affected by an eating disorder, please call.

Although Eating Disorders are often thought of as "a girls health issue" many males struggle with this disorder as well. If you are a guy reading this, please call.