It's day one of our special reports on eating disorders
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2010
As part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (22nd-26th February) and Heart is doing a series of reports every day highlighting the various issues surrounding the mental illness.
Throughout the week we'll be bringing you the latest reports on eating disorders, and how it affects people living in our area.
We’ve been speaking to support services, doctors, fertility experts and a woman from Luton who is living with anorexia for 30 years.
There will be new articles added each day this week.
Two-thirds of young adults getting help for eating disorders in past nine months
More women in their 30s and 40s battling with anorexia and bullemia
Anorexia and bulimia can make it hard for couples to conceive
Admitting you have a problem is often the hardest step to take