Body Dysmorphia

How Social Media and the Pandemic Are Taking a Toll on People Who Experience Body Dysmorphia

In the age of social media, the pressure to live up to a certain “ideal” physical standard can take a toll on our mental health. And with more time at home, it’s easier to get stuck comparing our bodies to others on social media. NBCLX’s Isa Gutiérrez talked to people across the country who are struggling with body dysmorphia and self image now more than ever. TW: Some of the content in this story may be triggering for people experiencing body dysmorphia, eating disorders, or other body-related issues.