Eating can be affected by various things. If you are feeling low, anxious, or stressed, often getting to the root cause of this can help; take a look at those sections for further advice and support. If you feel that you have developed some unhealthy eating habits such as under- or over-eating, or worried about somebody else, please see the following.
Consider taking a look at some specific self-help guides, information and support…
Beat Eating Disorders – Learn more about the different types of eating disorder, and get some dedicated support.
Young Minds – For young people with an eating problem and support for their parents – https://www.youngminds.org.uk/young-person/my-feelings/eating-problems/
Mind – National charity for advice and support. https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/eating-problems/about-eating-problems/
If you are still struggling or not sure where else to turn, please contact the surgery to book a review. You may be offered an appointment with our dedicated Mental Health Practitioner or another member of our clinical team to decide what other support you may need. In some cases, further investigation or monitoring may be needed.
Leicester Eating Disorder Service -This is the local service. You will need a referral from your practice, but this may help you know that there is more support available to help you or those you may be worried about. https://www.leicestereatingdisorders.co.uk/