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How Can I Tell Boss Im Going To An Eating Disorder Clinic
Not full disclosure: You are likely under no obligation to reveal personal medical history to your boss, especially information you view as sensitive. It is appropriate to indicate that you have a medical appointment, particularly if a treatment plan may require frequent or scheduled work absences. Discuss with your boss how the family medical leave act (fmla) may provide you support in this circumstance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I tell my parents I have an eating disorder and get help? I'm not quite sure how to tell them what's going on
Just do it: Even though you could already just make an appointment on your own and keep it a secret (it s your choice); i would advice you to discuss diet issues in general with them, and get them gradually involved in helping you. Usually parent s know when something is not quite right about their kid s eating habits and problems. You might be surprised how it s not such a big deal to get the help you need. ...Read more
Ask her?: Why don't you tell your friend about the concerns you have for her? Having an eating disorder can be very serious and can result in death. Also, there is likely a good deal of shame involved in having such a problem, so you need to make sure your friend understands that you are not judging her, but rather, you are just concerned. It sounds as though you are a good friend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe...: There are a variety of different eating disorders currently recognized. Anorexia and bulimia are the ones most are familiar with. Patients with these problems are commonly underweight. Bulemics may also have esophagitis and broken down dentition. A more common eating disorder these days is binge eating leading to obesity. Clues in the history and physical can lead to a eating disorder dx. ...Read more
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There are multiple: Negative side effects to eating disorders: weight loss and gain, dental problem, heart conditions, low self esteem, dystrophic body image, social isolation, shame, depression, death from starvation, men's traction interruption to name just a few. If you or someone you care about seems to have an eating disorder, get them help sometimes the symptoms cannot b turned around and leave permanent damage. ...Read more
Nice question!: You maybe feel (as i do) that behavioral disorders need to be understood slightly differently from primary physical disease. But they do interact and it can be hard to untangle the elements. Also, a dictionary includes as a secondary definition: a particular quality, habit, or disposition regarded as adversely affecting a person or group of people. Eating disorders do! ...Read more
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