How To Spot Eating Disorders In Your Home

I’ve learned to my chagrin that eating disorders are increasingly present in the Orthodox community, though at a much lower rate than in the secular world.

I heard one theory I found fascinating — an eating disorder is often a desire to avoid growing up.

From a new book:

# Understand the illness you are dealing with (page 19)
# Differentiate the different types of Eating Disorders (page 23)
# How best to recover from the shock of finding out about your girl’s Eating Disorder (page 26)
# How to talk to your suffering daughter (page 32)
# How Dad can positively contribute to treatment and healing, and support your child (page 127)
# Understanding the risks and long-term effects of untreated Anorexia or Bulimia (page 35)
# Why Eating Disorders strike (page 49)
# Who is affected by Anorexia and Bulimia, and how to deal with it (page 50)
# Identifying the early warning signs of Eating Disorders (page 28)
# The questions to ask Medical Specialists (page 77)
# What your Doctor can do to help (page 78)
# When clinic treatment is required (page 88)
# How a dietitian can help restore some balance (page 80)
# Getting to the bottom of the causes and stress underlying your daughter’s illness (page 55)
# Explanations of specific treatments (page 90)
# An Action Plan for at-home treatment (page 112)
# How to communicate with your daughter while fighting the illness (page 143)
# How to demonstrate your love at every opportunity (page 127, 137 )
# What not to say when dealing with Anorexia and Bulimia (page 144)
# What makes a Hero Dad (page 135)
# Avoiding the tricks and pitfalls of Anorexia’s evil ‘cheats’ (page 163)
# Looking after yourself and your sanity during the illness (page 180)
# Show you how to plan and manage a positive approach to Eating Disorders at home (page 114)
# Find treatment for the illness best suited to your individual situation (page 90)
# Avoid the pitfalls of relying on GPs and the public hospital system (page 78)
# Prevent your family from being consumed by the illness too (page 191)
# Ultimately, save your daughter’s life! Click Here!

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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