Miss America Kirsten Haglund Opens Up About Her Battle With Anorexia

Posted on March 15th, 2012 by

Kirsten Haglund was 19 when she became Miss America in 2008, one of the youngest beauty queens ever to win the national title. She used that platform to speak about what for her was a very sensitive subject: eating disorders…Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about their weight and the food they eat, according to the Mayo Clinic. People with the disease try to maintain a weight that's unhealthy for their age and height.

 

CNN     3/15/12

Tags: anorexia nervosa, Celebrity Patients, Kirsten Haglund, Wellness

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