Signs and Symptoms

What are the signs and symptoms of detecting of disordered eating?

In general, watch for:

  • Dieting or restricting certain foods for non-medical reasons
  • Excessive exercise : exercising when tired, injured, or sick
  • Preoccupation with weight, shape, food, muscles, percentage of body fat, appearance and/or calories
  • Negative comments about body and self
  • Constantly checking in mirrors/reflections
  • The use of steroids or nutritional supplements

Looking for a more complete list of signs and symptoms?

BodySense offers coaches a complete list of signs and symptoms of disordered eating but we do not publish this information on the web site as research shows that in the hands of vulnerable and sensitive people such a list may potentially become a “how to” guide.
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