If you can't stop criticizing your body or if you're using extreme measures to try to control the way your body looks, you may be facing a painful challenge. Eating disorders often start this way. If you experience any of these symptoms, consider getting support from one of 2 hotlines in Wisconsin, United States.
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.
It can be hard to deal with the feelings of shame and guilt that so often accompany negative body image and disordered eating. Admitting that you've lost control and that you need help may feel harder than keeping your problems to yourself.
If you feel like you might need support with your body image or eating disorders, try reaching out to a hotline in Wisconsin, United States. It's free and confidential.