Del Mar, California (PressExposure) September 11, 2009 -- Casa Palmera (Casapalmera.com) is located in picturesque Del Mar, California and provides treatment solutions for the United States and the International community. The treatment program includes a comprehensive treatment solution including holistic acupuncture, acupressure, yogo, Tai Chi, and meditation.
Approximately eight to ten million people today suffer from some variety of eating disorders. Although eating disorders do not discriminate and therefore affect all types of people, they are most prominent with women. The can be roughly categorized as an obsession over food intake.
Eating disorders are unique to other psychological disorders in that food is required for survival necessitating the moderation of food consumption. The treatment is often very complicated requiring a treatment facility like Casa Palmera to effectively treat the disorder through a personalized plan.
Broadly speaking there are three main types of eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating/ Compulsive Overeating. Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person consumes very little food or no food at all. It is typical for those with Anorexia to be below the normal body weight for their specific height. Anorexia treatment is essential to restore balance as well as reduce the potentially fatal repercussions of this disorder.
Bulimia Nervosa is typically characterized by binge eating and then purging the food that was just consumed. The physical and emotional effects of Bulimia can be mitigated through proper treatment and a comprehensive recovery plan. Casa Palmeraâs careful attention to detail and holistic approach distinguishes them from their competition.
Binge Eating/ Compulsive Overeating are typically characterized by the consumption of a disproportionate amount of food over a short time period. Although this illness is often misunderstood and common misconceptions are plentiful, at Casa Palmera the damaging effects of binge eating are recognized. Casa Palmera considers the biological and psychological factors in conjunction with diet and interpersonal environment. Special care is taken to treat the illness from many angles to promote a successful recovery.
As an additional element of complication, eating disorders are also accompanied by drug and alcohol addiction. This necessitates an extremely knowledgeable staff and state-of-the-art facility such as Casa Palmera. Casa Palmera not only treats Eating Disorders, but they also provide Drug Rehabilitation and treat Alcohol Addiction.