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How To Help Someone With A Eating Disorder
Care: Encourage them to get medical care. There are many factors that can drive eating disorders. The situations can be very complex and quite a bit for a nonprofessional to handle on their own. Encourage them to get help from an eating disorder specialist and support them throughout the treatment process. ...Read more
What to do if i want to recover from my eating disorder, can someone help my with the "obstacles"?
Start Fresh w ANAD: See the get help pg of website of the natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders (anad) http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call their helpline: (630) 577-1330. Email them: anadhelp@anad.Org. They can help u connect w/eating disorder experts..People who'll understand ur fears while helping u focus on the future...On the life & relationships u want 2build. People who'll help u discover new ways of being. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Someone please help me with eating disorder? Too much or too little. Thought I outgrew this till economy failed.
Destabilization: Eating disorder symptoms, like many others, are worsened by unanticipated stressors, such as the economy going poorly. They are biologically predisposed but also learned as a form of coping (even though they are hurtful, symptoms provide familiarity & mask other anxieties). Consider a practitioner familiar with cbt for eating troubles who also understands a psychodynamic or existential approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What help is available for someone who wants to be treated for an eating disorder without going to her primary care doctor?
Eating: Yes - check the phonebook or internet for local specialists )phychologists, psychiatrists) that have expertise in this area. Really though you should also tell your primary care doctor. Eating disorders affect your entire body. Your doctor can not do his/her job well without your trust and full disclosure. Doctors keep your information private. ...Read more
Hii, i'm a teenager and think IV become depressed and have a eating disorder, i'm scared to tell someone and don't want to see a doctor, help please?
See below: It is often hard to open up about these issues, but it is really important, and your doctor is their to help with this with no judgmental attitudes. If you think that you have these issues, then it is very important to talk to someone about them as they can cause grave harm if not attended to with proper care. Please speak to your doctor and parents if you can! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Just had dinner with friends. They said a classmate just got diagnosed with eating disorders. I didn't know what to say. Why would someone get that?
Lo self image: Binge eating may relieve anxiety. Purging or restricting are attempts to feel in control when there is self disgust or feeling overwhelmed. Related to obsessive-compulsive disorder, as food becomes an obsession. Biological-esp serotonin-disorder. Meds and behavioral tx help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating DO resources: Try anad.Org . There are plenty of resources & live help thru this resource. Good luck. ...Read more
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