We need food to survive. But, for those who have an unhealthy relationship with food, eating becomes complicated.
Anxiety is an underlying piece of an eating disorder, so the COVID-19 pandemic is especially problematic for individuals who are either struggling with an active eating disorder or are in recovery.
Dr. Allison Chase has been working in the field of eating disorder treatment for over 20 years. She joins Dr. Holly to discuss why individuals should limit social media exposure and traditional news media, and instead turn to what their real support systems are.
She also covers when in-person treatment might be needed or if telehealth services may be appropriate.