FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Is recovery from orthorexia possible?

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Certainly it is, but it is necessary, first, to make aware the sufferer his/her own discomfort. Then, it’s necessary to consult a specialist and there must be, on the part of the affected individual, a strong motivation to solve the problem.  Less time passes between the onset of the problem and the care demand, the greater are the success and effectiveness of the treatment. You have to turn to professionals and specialized centers, don’t be ashamed to ask for help. Those suffering from an eating disorder have within them everything they needs to heal: you must want it strongly, you…

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How can I help an orthorexic sufferer?

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If you want to help an orthorexic sufferer is necessary that you manage to make he/she aware of his/her malaise. It is also important to distinguish an healthy eating behavior from a problematic one: orthorexic people, in particular, live their relationship with food obsessively. It could be that someone follows a very strict diet, but he/she continues his/her life in a natural way, so he/she doesn’t  suffer from a disorder. If someone has an obsessive thought than food, then that person may need to be helped. You can then turn to an expert doctor who can give you all the…

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Which are the specialized centers for orthorexia care?

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If you suspect you suffer from an eating disorder, and in particular from orthorexia, you can turn to specialized structures, which make personnel prepared in a position to make a proper diagnosis and effective therapy. The first contact is with a psychologist, a dietician, a nutritionist. Following the diagnosis of orthorexia it is established the treatment, to which the sufferer is subjected according to the seriousness and the special nature of the disorder that he/she presents. There are four levels of treatment: outpatient: is the excellent therapeutic in 60% of patients. It makes use of a multidisciplinary approach in…

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What does it happen if I do not treat orthorexia?

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Orthorexia, as a form of obsessive attention to the quality of food, is a disorder that can have serious consequences on the physical, psychological and even for what concerns social life. Psychologically, orthorexia consequences can be a form of anxiety that comes from control over eating. The serenity of daily life is compromised by a sick relationship with food. From the social point of view, also, those who suffer from this disorder prevent the moments of conviviality and tend to associate with others who have the same lifestyle.

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How can I help a binge eating disorder sufferer?

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First, it is important that you know how to distinguish an healthy eating behavior from a problematic one: those suffering from B.E.D. tend to overeat, or to feed with excessive amounts of food in a given period of time, eating foods of all kinds, and experiencing the feeling of not being able to stop or not to understand what they are eating. Usually people with a binge eating disorder have low self esteem and poor self-confidence and have difficulty managing emotions. Once you have recognized the problem if you want to help the sufferer, you can advise him/her to turn…

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Is recovery from binge eating disorder possible? Who should I contact?

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Like any eating disorder you can also heal from binge eating disorder. The first step to recovery is the awareness that they have a problem to solve and the second step is to resort to adequate therapy. Those suffering from an eating disorder have within them everything they needs to heal: you must want it strongly, you must have great will power, much motivation and a lot of patience. Obviously, the healing path from binge eating disorder is uphill, but not be sealed with alone: it needs a lot of people, such as professionals, family and friends.

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How can I help a binge eating disorder sufferer?

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First, it is important that you know how to distinguish an healthy eating behavior from a problematic one: those suffering from B.E.D. tend to overeat, or to feed with excessive amounts of food in a given period of time, eating foods of all kinds, and experiencing the feeling of not being able to stop or not to understand what they are eating. Usually people with a binge eating disorder have low self esteem and poor self-confidence and have difficulty managing emotions. Once you have recognized the problem if you want to help the sufferer, you can advise him/her to turn…

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