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Struggling with eating and body image concerns? Contact a helpline in Iowa, United States for support.

It's normal to feel disatisfied with the way your body looks some days. But you don't deserve to feel this way most days. Poor body image can lead to disordered eating. If you have any of the following symptoms, there are 2 free hotlines in Iowa, United States that can help you:

  • Being overly cautious of food portion size, especially about eating "too much."
  • Missing periods or having irregular periods
  • Sudden weight loss or weight gain.
  • Skipping meals on a regular basis.
  • Monitoring calories consumed very cautiously and paying close attention to food nutrition labels.
  • A lack of energy and fatigue.
  • Negative self-talk related to body weight, shape, or size.
  • Growth of a fine layer of hair on the body called lanugo.

Eating disorders can be all-consuming. When you become preoccupied with controlling your weight and what you eat, other important aspects of life can fall by the wayside. It can be an extremely isolating experience.

Opening up about how you're feeling may seem scary, but crisis counselors are trained to be supportive and non-judgemental. So you can rest assured knowing that when you call a helpline in Iowa, United States, you will be treated with warmth, acceptance, and understanding.

If you think you might need support with disordered eating or body image today, consider contacting a helpline in Iowa, United States for free, confidential help.


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