Thanks for your question. Many people report concerns about their bodies, and it can sometimes be tough to know when it’s unhealthy. It sounds like your concern, also known as body dissatisfaction, is getting in the way of other parts of your life, such as eating and exercising in a healthy way. This is a sign that more concerning things could be going on and it’s important to get help, as soon as possible, in order to get a better idea of what may help. We recommend letting a parent/guardian, health care provider, teacher, coach, or another trusted adult know that you are having these thoughts. They can be helpful in giving you some extra support.
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