Eating Disorders Drogheda
What is an eating disorder?
Eating Disorders Drogheda - Eating Disorders are a range of abnormal eating habits that can threaten your mental health physically, psychologically and socially. In some instances, it can even take your life. For some an eating disorder is a way of coping with emotional issues or may be symbolic of something deeper. This website helps to explains how HypnoAnalysis can help you recover from an eating disorder and other mental health issues.
The Department of Health estimates that up to 200,000 people in Ireland may be affected by eating disorders. With an estimated 400 new cases emerge each year, representing 80 deaths annually. But it’s not all bad news, eating disorders are treatable and a full recovery is possible.
What is Anorexia?
Anorexia — is an eating disorder characterised by an very low body weight, coupled with a fear of gaining weight and a distorted view of their body. People with anorexia place a high value on controlling their weight and shape, Anorexia is about control of emotions and not food!
What is Binge Eating?
Binge Eating - Most people with binge-eating disorder are overweight or obese, but you may be at a normal weight. Behavioural and emotional signs and symptoms of binge-eating disorder include: Feeling depressed, disgusted, ashamed, guilty or upset about your eating.
What is Bulimia?
Bulimia - is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder. People with bulimia may secretly binge — eating large amounts of food — and then purge, trying to get rid of the extra calories in an unhealthy way. For example, someone with bulimia may force vomiting or engage in excessive exercise. Sometimes people purge after eating only a small snack or a normal-size meal.