Eating disorders

How do I help someone with an eating disorder ?

Eating disorders are incredibly distressing to the sufferer. You may be witness to your loved one following rigid diets, bingeing on food in secret, throwing up after meals, obsessively counting calories, and or losing an unhealthy amount of weight. It can be a confusing period, wherein you feel lost for things that you can do…

What are eating disorders

Eating disorders are illnesses that are associated with disturbances in eating and weight-related thoughts, emotions and behavior. There is often a preoccupation with food, body weight, and/or shape. The eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. Up to 25% of adolescents and young adults may be at risk to develop eating disorders.…