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Anaphylaxis Phobia

Ever since I had my youngest child (5 months) I have this terrible fear of going into anaphylaxis shock. It only happens with food, the same foods I have eaten a million times. I have never had an allergic reaction to food that I know of, and nothing seems to have triggered this fear. I was wondering how I can overcome this phobia naturally (no medication), and if counseling would be necessary. I pretty...
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Anxiety and Gastroenteritis

From the US: Back around April/May I was having chest pains for a couple weeks. When I asked my doctor about it, he told me that I had gastroenteritis and said that it was probably caused by a warm weather virus with the changing season or by exercise and that it was nothing to worry about. I was also told that being stressed could make it worse. I have generalized anxiety disorder, so being...
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Fighting Hypothyroidism

From the UK: I’m a 28 year year old female suffering from Hypothyroidism. I am really down because I am really overweight and when I’m down like this, I just comfort eat. This causes me to feel even more down so then I just eat again. It’s like a vicious cycle. I’m single and I’ve had a string of bad relationships in the past — my last boyfriend always pushed me to be a...
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Feeling Disconnected

I’ve been dealing with severe depression and anorexia for around 3 years and because of it I have always felt exhausted and cranky but just recently (within the past 6 months) I have been having other issues. I am so fatigued that even walking is straining on my body, I become dizzy everytime I stand, I feel very depersonalized,I have a strange ringing in my ear, and I don’t have much emotion besides anger....
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Do I Need Help for My ‘Eating Disorder’

I started binging and purging almost two years ago, because of my extreme depression. I also started reducing my food intake so much that I lost a lot of weight very quickly. I’ve never been the correct weight for my size. I’ve always been underweight, so a large amount of weight loss is pretty significant. i went into therapy to treat the depression, but the food issues were never mentioned. Now, I’m still binging...
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I’m Having a Major Life Crisis

Okay, so most of you will think I’m too young for this but I’m positive I feel like this. It started when I was 11 I was really depressed for my age and no one believed me, I felt like I deserved all the pain I could do to myself so I did. I cut myself, I starved and purged once or twice, I’d steal alcohol from the cupboards and all things more. My...
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I Am Not Ready to Change, But Have Problems

I have recently had increased anxiety and panic attacks due to being sexually abused. This has triggered me to have disordered eating in order to try to control my situation. I have been experiencing some anorexia and bulimia tendencies. I am now considered underweight by Bmi standards (). I also believe I am experiencing depression. I want the depression and panic attacks to stop without the use of medication, and have considered therapy, but...
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My Dad Won’t Take Me to a Doctor

I’ve taken online tests and I have several matching symptoms to disorders like schizophrenia and bulimia. I’m 14, and my dad refuses to take me to a doctor. He makes fun of people with disorders and says their faking it. He says I’m looking for attention. I’m not saying I have this disorder but I’d like to find out if I do. A. One way to deal with this issue is to speak to...
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Why Do I Run from Everything?

Hi,this has been going on since when I was just a don’t know what’s wrong with me and I’m scared I might try to commit suicide again. Well,I basically run away from everything and everyone. I avoid making friends,jobs,school,relationships or any kind of social contact(especially physical contact).I hate it when people hug me,touch me or compliments feel uncomfortable and compliments are nothing but #8217;ve suffered from depression,anorexia,binge eating and self harm for...
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My Younger Sister Is Out of Control

From the : I’m having major problems with my younger sister and I don’t know what to do anymore. She’s thirteen, I’m twenty, and I still live at home while going to school. Just a brief history: My sister is younger but much larger. She’s often had problems with obesity, while I’m very small. This has caused problems between us. Our parents got divorced about eighteen months ago, and it’s been very difficult. My...
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My Sister Is Sick

I’m dealing with sister suffering from anorexia nervosa, bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. My sister months ago had a break-up with her bf. Since then she started dating many guys and then met a model(her current bf). Nowadays she has undergone a drastic change in personality, has become very agressive in attitude, abuses parents at times, yells at home, wears very indecent tiny clothes and posts it on fb, also undergoing on diet...
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