As the month of Ramadan draws closer, our minds turn in anticipation towards fasting, Suhoor (pre-fast) meals, festive Iftar (breaking fast) parties, and Taraweeh with the community. But for some of us who are struggling with an eating disorder, Ramadan may be a stressful and challenging time.
The emphasis on food and the drastic changes in diet and routine during the holy month can be triggering. Ramadan can make it easier to disguise an eating disorder – after all, everyone else is avoiding food and drink for long hours too.
Here are 6 Tips For Coping With An Eating Disorder In Ramadan