"I’ve found I can only move forward when I stop struggling in silence and let go of the shame."
Hospitalisations have risen 84% in five years – with boys and young men increasingly impacted.
The eating disorder is clouded in secrecy and shame – with those affected caught in a cycle of bingeing and purging.
The presenter spoke candidly on a new podcast, revealing the eating disorder "sort of ruled everything" in her early 20s.
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"I just wanted the day to be over so the food would stop appearing."
'Mental health needs to be taken as seriously as physical health.'