Are You Wondering Whether You Have Anorexia?
Have you ever wondered if someone has current symptoms of anorexia? Have you ever asked yourself, "do I have anorexia?"
Take Our Anorexia Quiz Now
Below, you will find a list of questions that can help you understand if your symptoms of those a loved one is experiencing may be caused by anorexia. If you answer “yes” to one or more of the questions below, anorexia may the cause.
Do you struggle with an intense fear of gaining weight and becoming fat?
Do you significantly restrict your food intake?
Do you experience an extreme disturbance in your body image or experience regular negative thoughts about your body?
Have friends or family expressed concern about your weight loss and eating habits?
Anorexia FAQ/More Information
Although research about anorexia nervosa is ongoing, there is a lot you can learn about this eating disorder to understand how to get help or help a loved one. Learn more about anorexia, including the causes, symptoms and available treatment options.
As with other eating disorders, anorexia has no singular cause. However, the evolving scientific literature suggests that this pattern of disordered eating develops from a complex interplay between genetic, psychological and sociocultural factors.
There are many health risks associated with anorexia nervosa. Learn about the short-term and long-term risks to understand the effects of this disorder.
Anorexia treatment is unique to each patient’s needs. Medical stabilization, psychiatric stabilization, nutritional rehabilitation and weight restoration (when appropriate) are considered when determining a patient’s treatment plan.
There are many misconceptions about anorexia, including the fact that it is simply being too thin.
If you or a loved one struggle with some of the symptoms described here, it may be worth speaking with a clinician and considering treatment options.
You Can Overcome Anorexia
When treating anorexia, time is of the essence. It’s imperative that anyone exhibiting signs of anorexia get help as quickly as possible to minimize the physical complications associated with anorexia.
If you are struggling with an eating disorder, such as anorexia, please contact us at 877-825-8584 so we can schedule a free confidential consultation with one of our Masters-level clinician.