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For some, aging may bring on — or rekindle — an eating disorder. Most people who develop eating disorders — an estimated 90% — are.

When adults develop eating disorders, they may struggle with the shame of having a disease associated with teens. (Illustration by Troy.

It can be hard to tell if someone has an eating disorder, but at least 1 out of 20 adults have exhibited key symptoms of anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder.