Emmerdale spoilers follow.
Upcoming episodes of Emmerdale will see Amelia Spencer (Daisy Campbell) suffer a shock collapse as she continues to use supplements to change her body image.
After receiving nasty comments from online trolls, Amelia has become increasingly insecure about her image and persona, leading to the social media-obsessed teen to make dangerous choices.
Determined to emulate influencers in order to build an online profile, this leads to her taking dangerous substances to alter her body.
Now, Amelia's use of weight gain syrup will see her collapse in front of friends.
Exasperated with her friend's constant preoccupation with aesthetics, Cathy Hope (Gabrielle Dowling) has been pleading with her friend to ignore the trolls and stop taking the syrup.
Amelia ignores Cathy's concerns, trying to change the subject and encourage her friend to give it another go with Samson Dingle.
However, while hanging out with friends, she begins to feel unwell and passes out. The group gather around Amelia in fear as she regains consciousness and she tries to convince them that she's okay, claiming to have forgotten to eat that day.
Suspicious of her behaviour, Cathy is unsure whether or not to believe her friend.
Amelia had previously fallen out with Cathy after she discovered that Amelia had been taking a gain syrup she bought online. Amelia promised her friend she'd got rid of the syrup but continued to take it in secret, despite the side-effects.
Knowing how dangerous the weight gain supplements are, Cathy has to make the decision whether or not to tell someone about Amelia's obsession.
Emmerdale airs at the earlier time of 7pm this week on ITV and streams on the ITV Hub.
We would encourage anyone who identifies with the topics raised in this article to reach out. Organisations who can offer support include NHS Choices (www.nhs.uk), MIND on 0300 123 3393 (www.mind.org.uk) and The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation (www.bddfoundation.org).
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