Eating disorders are a group of related conditions with different symptoms and patterns. What they all have in common is the need to control food in order to cope with feelings and situations. They often involve worry about body shape and image also. Eating disorders can create intense distress and have the highest mortality rate out of all mental health conditions.
Some of the disorders belonging to this group include:
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Symptoms of anorexia nervosa
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa
This health condition can have very damaging effects on tooth enamel, and the gastrointestinal area. Dehydration, acid reflux and tooth decay are not uncommon. People with bulimia also have a higher risk of heart attack and stroke.
Symptoms of ARFID
This condition is usually observed in infants and children, although it can persist in adulthood if left untreated. Some of the symptoms include
Symptoms of BED
Binge eating disorder has some symptoms in common with bulimia – namely the binge eating. Individuals with this health condition may:
However, an important distinction is that their binging episodes are not followed by purging.
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There is no shame in asking for help. If you find that some or many of the signs mentioned above resonate with how you feel, it might be a good time to talk to a mental health professional. As a general rule with any health condition, it’s important to seek advice if your symptoms get in the way of your daily functioning. Some signs to look out for in regard to eating disorders are as follows:
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At Dr Jo Gee & Associates we work with you to treat eating disorders using evidence based approaches.
We offer psychotherapy for eating disorders online and CBT for eating disorders in Guildford Surrey.
Our team of experts are dedicated to effectively supporting you through the recovery process.
Our standard approach to treating eating disorders is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Some of the benefits of CBT are:
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