Our expert says:
Your addiction to food has a psychological basis, you are eating or addicted to food because of a lack in other parts of your life thus you seek comfort in food. If you received psychological counselling in the past and this did not work, I would urge you to contact one of the eating disorder centres in SA. If you are in Gauteng then it may help to contact Tara Hospital as they have an Eating Disorder clinic (phone (011) 783-2010. In Cape Town and environs you can contact the Kenilworth Clinic (021) 797-1400 and in KwaZulu Natal there is Riverview Manor (033) 701-1911, or contact them on: www.riverviewmanor.co.za
You can also consult a clinical dietitian to assist you to get back to eating normally again. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area.
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