Between 2008 – 2009 1,447 females between the ages of ten and 30 sought help and advice from their GP or practice nurse for help with eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia.
The above figure included 222 girls aged from ten to 16, 759 aged 17 to 23 and 450 aged 24 – 30, a figure which has risen from 1,279 the previous year.
If you or anyone you know are suffering with an eating disorder then it is essential you visit your GP who will discuss treatment options with you. If you are also looking for alternative options then hypnotherapy is an option that many people find effective.
Those who are suffering with an eating disorder are likely to try and keep it to themselves or in fact have difficulty even realising they have an illness. Hypnotherapy can be used to help individuals suffering from eating disorders by identifying the root cause of the problems so the emotional aspects can be addressed.
Hypnosis will also help to to reprogramme the mind, changing negative patterns of behaviour into more positive ones, helping to improve self confidence and self image.
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