There are different types of eating disorders. They’re not all as noticeable as others but they are all dangerous. This gives signs to look for so you know if you really have one. There are 23 signs. They will help you figure out if you should seek help. If you have one you need to see a psychiatrist, a doctor, or some other medical professional so you can get better. Ignoring it is dangerous and can be fatal in time.
- Eating disorders are different from disordered eating. When someone has an eating disorder, the severity of abnormal behaviors is extreme.
- How do you tell if you have an eating disorder? Does the scale, regardless of gain or less, make you feel worthless? Do you think about food every second of every day? Has food consumed your life?
- If you’re concerned you might have an eating disorder, please contact the National Eating Disorders Association Helpline at 1-800-931-2237.
“I realized I had an issue when I was up crying at 3 a.m. because I was thirsty and the fear of gaining even water weight terrified me”