A 47-year-old member asked:
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one day i'm starving myself and the other binge eating! i have no more self control. why?

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Dr. Christopher Lucas
38 years experience Child Psychiatry
Starving / bingeing: starving sets you up to binge bingeing often induces you to carry out compensatory behaviors such as starving or purging the cycle continues
Answered on Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
11 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment needed: You may have bulimia. Binging can also be seen as an instance of non-suicidal self-injury and deserves further evaluation. Medical evaluation given the associated risks of these eating problems may also be warranted so do speak with your PCP about this ASAP.
Answered on Nov 4, 2016

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