What Are Eating Disorder Signs

Eating disorders are not easy to detect. The patient will not dramatically change with regard to body weight. It is only as the eating disorder progresses that changes will become visible. For early detection of eating disorder, the change in habits of the patient should be regarded with concern.

The first signs of an eating disorder are an obsession with weight loss. The patient will check all food items for their calorie content. The patient will continuously exercise. Self induced vomiting and purging on a regular basis are signs of eating disorders in a patient. Eating food in hiding and unusual patterns of eating meals are signs of an eating disorder. Once the disorder progresses, a dramatic loss in weight and body mass is seen. Serious problems like hair loss, insomnia and low blood pressure will reveal that the disorder has reached alarming proportions and the patient needs immediate treatment.

Eating Disorder Self Test. Take the EAT-26 self test to see if you might have eating disorder symptoms that might require professional evaluation. All answers are confidential.

Find a Treatment Facility Near You

Click on a state below to find eating disorder treatment options that could be right for you.

Where do calls go?

Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center listing will be routed to that treatment center. Additional calls will also be forwarded and returned by a quality treatment center within the USA.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by Boca Recovery Center, Daylight Recovery Center or another licensed drug and alcohol rehab facility, a paid advertiser on EatingDisorders.com.

All calls are private and confidential.

I NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOWI NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOW 800-568-9025Response time about 1 min | Response rate 100%
Who Answers?