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Overview of Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)

Complimentary and alternative treatments for eating disorders that are considered below include:

  • Conventional Neuro-feedback
  • Neurotransmitter Balancing

Differential Diagnosis of Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)


Treatment of Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)

Please see conventional, complimentary and alternative medical treatments for important background information regarding the different types of medical treatments discussed below.

Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments

Conventional Neuro-feedback

Neuro-feedback may be useful for treating eating disorders. Dr. Weyrich has been certified in Neuro-feedback since 2008, and more recently completed an additional residency training program at ADD Clinic of Scottsdale, AZ. However, Dr. Weyrich has not treated any cases of eating disorders with this technique.

Please see What is Neurofeedback? for more information.

Neurotransmitter Balancing

Neuro Research [Hinz2015] reports that eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia can be benefited by balancing neurotransmitter levels in the body.

Dr. Weyrich has been trained in neurotransmitter balancing protocols, but has not treated eating disorders using this technique.

Please see What is Neurotransmitter Balancing? for more information.


ICD-10 Codes related to Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)


References for Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)