Could I have an Eating Disorder?
If one or more of these symptoms sound familiar, an evaluation by an experienced eating disorder professional could help you or your loved one find the path to a healthier life:
A marked increase and /or decrease in weight not related to a medical condition
The development of abnormal eating habits
An intense preoccupation with weight not related to a medical condition
An intense preoccupation with appearance and body image
Compulsive or excessive exercising
Irritability when topics of weight, food and/or meals are discussed.
Bathroom use immediately following mealtimes
Conscious effort to maintain continual movement
Excessive use of breath fresheners and gum
Changes in fluid consumption
Wearing baggy clothes to hide body
Wearing seasonally inappropriate clothes to keep warm
Feeling cold all the time