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Bodybuilder aims to support anorexia sufferers

A bodybuilder from Aberdeen is hoping her recovery from anorexia will encourage others suffering from the disorder to seek help.

Aroosha Nekonam lost so much weight, doctors warned she might have to use a wheelchair to get around.

Two years on, she's charting her health and fitness journey through video and photos on social media.

A leading eating disorder charity estimates around 750,000 people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder. It says the sooner someone gets treatment, the more likely they are to make a full recovery.

BBC Scotland's Rachel Massie reports.

  • 31 Mar 2016