Finding Help for Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can have life-threatening consequences. Sanford Health’s eating disorders program will help you regain control of your life.
What is an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders are abnormal eating habits that negatively impact your health.
Though there are a few types of eating disorders, people suffering from eating disorders often share the following traits:
- Low self-esteem
- Fear of “getting fat”
- Intense dislike or unhappiness with their body
- Feelings of helplessness, anxiety, or depression
There are three main eating disorders:
- Anorexia nervosa
- Bulimia nervosa
- Binge eating
While the above refers to three specific behaviors, people with disordered eating often do not fall rigidly into one group. Someone with an eating disorder may display behaviors from all three of these categories.
Treatment for Eating Disorders
Getting help for an eating disorder is not easy. Everyone’s triggers are different, and the idea of facing your illness may feel overwhelming. At our Eating Disorders & Weight Management Center, we want to offer compassion and support.
We will help you find a treatment plan based on your needs.
Find Eating Disorder Help
We can help you get back on the path to physical and emotional well-being. Find a provider who offers support and expertise when you need it most.
Find Care Close to Home
You shouldn’t have to travel for expert care. Find a Sanford Health location near you that offers treatment for eating disorders.
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