A dietitian can help support you in making decisions around food if you struggling with mental health, low self esteem or using food as a way to manage stress. Getting the right balance of nutrition is important in supporting brain function and improving mood.
Depression is a low mood that lasts for a long time, and affects your everyday life.
It doesn't stop you leading your normal life but makes everything harder to do and seem less worthwhile.
Stress is how we react when we feel under pressure or threatened. It usually happens when we are in a situation that we don't feel we can manage or control.
Self-esteem is how we value and perceive ourselves. It's based on our opinions and beliefs about ourselves, which can feel difficult to change.
A dietitian can help support you in making decisions around food if you have a neurological condition. Getting the right balance of nutrition is important in supporting recovery and rehabilitation. The right diet can help wounds heal and can help in improving or maintaining your mobility. Dietitians have the skills to help people with neurological optimise their diet at all stages of their condition,
Malnutrition risk can increase as the disease progresses. Dietitians can support families and carers manage nutritional expectations overtime and during different stages of the disease.
Dietitians can help manage malnutrition and weight loss associated with the involuntary movements and increased energy needs in people with Parkinson's.
Dietitians can help manage malnutrition and weight loss associated with progressive neurological conditions.