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Please help! I have an eating disorder and i want to talk to someone. Whats the ED hotline number?
1-800-931-2237: Here's an online link: https://www.Nationaleatingdisorders.Org/information-referral-helpline good for you that you want to resolve this. Even if this 1st step doesn't take care of it - do not give up. You can find help and you can become more healthy. Best wishes! ...Read more
Many years havnt had great appetite. Talk myself into eating 3 complete meals. No eating disorder. Anxiety? How do I increase desire to eat & enjoy fd
Lots of reasons: Lots of things can rob you of an appetite. In addition to the psychologic issues described in the previous answer, please consider organic pathology like: peptic ulcer, gastroparesis (delayed stomach emptying), biliary dyspepsia (gallstones, biliary spasm), pancreatitis, bacterial overgrowth (sibo), central (brain)-related problems, inflammatory bowel, malabsorption, gynecologic issues, uti, more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your looking to address an eating disorder who do you talk too? I'm morbid obessed, i eat a lot when i'm under stress, i'm trying to address this problem but needing a direction i talk to my pcp but still no advice only medication..
A therapist: You may need a new pcm, some aren't familiar enough or comfortable treating eating disorders to help. A counselor will, especially if you choose one who has expertise in treating eating disorders. I don't think medications are the mainstay of treatment. Counseling is a critical component of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am hungry but when i eat i get slightly nauseated and have to talk myself into finishing. After i eat I am ok. No eating disorder.
I have a daughter with a severe eating disorder. How do I find her the right help. She has been in counceling also hospitalized my daughter is 20 years old. She has given up hope that anyone can help her with this problem. You seem to talk a lot about ho
Can i be treated and have counselling for grief and depression without mentioning eating disorder? If i did would he talk to me or push for treatment?
Overeaters Anonymous: Many with binge eating problems have obtained support through overeaters anonymous. You can find a local meeting through: http://www.Oa.Org/ in addition, you can work on your triggers with a psychologist or other counselor in your community. You can also learn other ways to deal with life beyond eating. If depression is worsening things beyond talking alone, psychiatrist may also be helpful. ...Read more
Those at risk are: Those with what are called predisposing factors (female, genetic load, cultural). Those don't necessarily make it happen. Problems such as adolescent body image, media and pressure to be thin, poor eating habits, being overweight, abuse especially sexually, harsh criticism from family about weight all contribute. When help is early on, there is less damage both psychologically and physically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers