Getting a clear confirmation of an eating disorder can make all the difference
As mentioned in 1. What is an eating disorder?’ seeking expert diagnosis is recommended because some behaviours – such as dieting, weight fluctuation, anxiety, etc. – may be considered part of becoming an adolescent, an individual’s personality, going through menopause, or going on a diet to be ‘healthy’. However if you are concerned it is more than ‘normal behaviour’ get a professional opinion, early intervention with an eating disorder gives more options and faster recovery. Once you have a diagnosis then a team of professional support and a treatment plan can be formed.