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A 46-year-old member asked:

Which eating disorder is binging and starving?

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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Child Psychiatry 22 years experience
Possibly Bulimia: It's possible that binging and starving could be part of an eating disorder called bulimia nervosa. However, only a trained professional can properly evaluate the situation to decide if there is an eating disorder, and, if so, which eating disorder may exist.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What eating disorder is categirized by binging and starving?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Those are some: Behaviors that can occur with bulimia nervosa.
A 42-year-old member asked:

I am always binging and starving, is it an eating disorder?

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Dr. Daniel Sternberg
Clinical Psychology 49 years experience
Eating disorder?: Are you always binging and starving? Is there ever a time when you are not doing either? Whatever it is, it isn't healthy for your body, your emotions, or your mind. If you are motivated to find out, first talk to your family physician. Then, talk to a mental health counselor who specializes in such problems.

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Last updated Aug 13, 2015

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