Eating Disorders

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Mental Health Self-Care Tips:

Living with a mental illness doesn’t have to miserable. It is a great idea to create a self-care plan that keeps your mental health at the forefront of your life. Here are some ideas:

About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect a large number of people. There are three common eating disorders; Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. Those who are affected by eating disorders become hyperfocused on their weight and their food. Those with Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa are typically perfectionists who present with low self-esteem.  Most eating disorders are co-occurring with other psychiatric conditions. 

Eating Disorder Symptoms

There are three general classifications of eating disorders, provided by the Amerian Psychological Association (APA). 

Anorexia Nervosa Symptoms

The initial symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa, provided by the APA, include:

Over time, the following symptoms, provided by the APA, will or may occur:

Bulimia Nervosa Symptoms

Bulimia Nervosa is a condition marked by ingesting large quantities of food, then discarding the food by forcibly purging. The symptoms of bulimia, provided by the APA, include:

Binge Eating Disorder Symptoms

Bring eating disorder is a condition in which a person will eat a large quantity of food, but unlike bulimia, the person doesn't purge. The symptoms of binge eating disorder, provided by the APA, include:

How can The Serenity Center help with Eating Disorders?

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms above, The Serenity Center is here to help. Our team is trained to understand eating disorders and the individual needs of the patient. If you need help managing your eating disorder symptoms, The Serenity Center provides:

You do not have to do this alone. Eating disorders are serious conditions, but it doesn’t have to ruin your life. A solid treatment plan does take time to accomplish, but you are worth it. Set up an appointment today, and our team will give your case the individual care and support you need to enjoy life again.

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