Anorexia can be a lifelong illness.
Many people who have anorexia recover, some improve, and some have problems
with anorexia throughout their lives.
People with anorexia who are young and who
start treatment early in their illness usually do well.
more difficult to treat when it has gone untreated for a long time.
Many people don't get treatment for mental health problems. You may not seek treatment because you think your symptoms are not bad enough or that you can work things out on your own. But
getting treatment is important.