In this week’s episode, Han is joined by Tahlia David. Tahlia has ARFID and has had this all her life despite only being diagnosed when she was 20 years old.
We begin by discussing the development of ARFID for Tahlia, and the symptoms she and her family noticed. We discussed how this changed over the years, and how those around her changed their opinions of her eating habits as she came into adulthood.
We discuss Tahlia’s treatment and her misdiagnose of anorexia aged 15, and how she then went back for a diagnosis when she was 20 and got the correct treatment which has been improving her repertoire of foods she can manage.
We then speak about the awareness of ARFID and how this needs to improve, not only in society but also with medical professionals.
Finally, we talk about methods to increase the variety of foods that can ...... Read more