Bridgewater, N.J. (July 10, 2013) – Did you know that eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses? 24 million Americans suffer from these common types of eating disorders, they include, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. 20% of those who suffer from eating disorders will die due to severe health complications.
If you are experiencing the following symptoms, please seek immediate attention:
- Denial of hunger
- Refusing to eat
- Excessive exercising (immediately following food consumption)
- Embarassed to eat around others
- Negative self-image
- Self-induced vomiting
- Eating until you are painfully full
- Taking laxatives on a regular basis
GenPsych, PC, provider of top quality outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services, stresses the importance of eating healthy. GenPsych offers a Healthy Eating and Living (HEAL) Program where certified counselors and doctors work closely with patients to develop a more sacred relationship with food and your body.
For more information on GenPsych’s cutting-edge Eating Disorder programs, visit: http://www.genpsych.com/programs/eating-disorder-treatment/
For more information on eating disorders visit www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.