Famous People with Anorexia Nervosa

Famous People with Anorexia Nervosa

1. Tracey Gold
She is an American actress who suffered from a certain health condition which is anorexia nervosa. Tracey got this health condition while she was taking a certain role in the movie “For the Love of Nancy”. She was the girl in the movie who is suffering from anorexia and she was under the recovery process of this health issue at the same time. She became more popular when she acted the role of Carol Seaver in a television sitcom “Growing Pains”. Typically, she started to suffer from this health condition when she was at the age of 12. When she was 19 years old, her body get relapse. But, there was a time that she will get into a risky level. Her friends and family encouraged her to undergo several treatments until she successfully survived from anorexia nervosa. Today, she is a successful wife and mother.

2. Fiona Apple
She is a singer and songwriter who also suffered from anorexia nervosa. She actually acquired this health issue when she was raped by someone outside of her house. She was raped at the age of 12 years old. She also said that she attempted to hurt herself in the past years.

3. Victoria Beckham
Victoria was a former member of the girl group “Spice Girls”. While she was a member of this group, many people called her “Posh Spice”. She also said that she doubted that she suffered from severe anorexia nervosa. She was so lucky that she only suffered from its mild stage. Victoria was pressured when her group required her to have and maintain a very thin and sexy body. This is one of the reasons why she suffered from anorexia nervosa.

4. Jane Fonda
She was one of the women who spoke out regarding this eating disorder. She started to fight from this condition when she was at the age of 12. She suffers from it when she was 30 years old. It is a fact that she suffered from it for about 18 years and it is very hard for her to put a forkful in her mouth without fear. While she was under treatment, she also started to be more aware regarding her eating disorder.

5. Alanis Morissette
She was a very popular Canadian singer who has numerous successful albums. She wrote many songs that grabbed the interest of people worldwide. Alanis also undergo the recovery process due to her eating disorder. She suffered from anorexia when she was 14 years old until she reached the age of 18. When she survived from this health condition, she started to keep her body healthy through following proper eating habits.

6. Lacey Schwimmer
Lacy Schwimmer is a professional dancer. She almost dances with numerous Hollywood stars for years. The unforgettable moment for her was when she danced with Lance Bass, a former member of N’SYNC. Generally, she suffered from anorexia nervosa when she was 13 years old. She underwent a safe and immediate treatment to avoid it from becoming a severe condition. Today, she was helping men and women who also suffered from this health condition.

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