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What causes binge eating disorder?

What causes binge eating disorder?

Eating Disorder: It is Not what you eat, IT IS what is eating you! Let Wise Man within you ask: •Food as pleasure •Food to overcome feelings of deprivation of love, abandonment, rejection, worry, fear, hurt, resentment, shame, guilt, anger, and frustrationBinge eating not wanting to deal with traumatic experiences. •Binge eating for not wanting to deal with any problem of daily life. See Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What is ' binge eating disorder ' ?

What is ' binge eating disorder ' ?

Binge eating is...: Binge eating disorder is characterized by eating large quantities of food, rapidly and often to the point of pain. There's a sense of a loss of control during the binge and intense feelings of shame and guilt. Bingeing is a negative coping mechanism and may be a response to anxiety or other uncomfortable emotions, or as an way to convert emotional pain to physical, or express loneliness. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of binge eating disorder?

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What are the consequences of binge eating disorder?

Poor self worth: First, binge eating soon becomes a compulsion or a behavior that is very, very difficult to control. The act usually creates a sense of guilt and regret, which may or may not lead to purging which then lends to a number of different consequences including toothe enamel erosion or wear down, electrolyte disturbances, and potentially even death. If continues -extremely difficult overweight dilemma. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is psychoanalytic therapy useful for binge eating disorder?

Please help docs! is psychoanalytic therapy useful for binge eating disorder?

YES!: Therapy is the key for treating binge eating disorder. Many people with binge eating disorder have other struggles (?Trauma, depression, etc) that need to be addressed in order to deal with the bed. Please seek out a therapist with some experience in this field and work closely with your doctor to manage any physical complications! ...Read more

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How do binge-eating disorder, anorexia and bulimia nervosa affect the lifespan?

How do binge-eating disorder, anorexia and bulimia nervosa affect the lifespan?

Greatly: Untreated or under treated, eating disorders as a whole have up to a 25% mortality rate. That means that eating disorders can be deadly. Studies show treatment helps, and the more treatment, the lower the risk of complications and death. ...Read more

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How can binge eating disorder be treated?

How can binge eating disorder be treated?

Tailored Treatment: There are many things to consider before coming up with a plan of treatment. In general, eating disorders are most effectively treated by a group of specialists working together closely in the patient's best interest. Typically, treatment involves help from medical, mental health and nutrition specialists. Good places to begin seeking more info & help: http://www.Anad.Org and http://www.Myedin.Org. ...Read more

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Help please! I have binge eating disorder?

Help please! I have binge eating disorder?

Binge eating: Encourage you to try a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It is free, confidential, informative, supportive, ; can be effective. You will learn about your dysfunctional relationship w food as well as finding out about healthier coping behaviors. Would see your physician to determine if there are any underlying medical conditions. Working w an addiction medicine specialist can help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a binge eating disorder?

What to do if I have a binge eating disorder?

Huge Step=Talk About: One thing many with eating disorders have in common is difficulty sharing their feelings. It's common 2keep feelings ; some types of thoughts secret. So consider taking steps 2share: see "get help" page of national assn of anorexia nervosa ; related disorders (anad) website: http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Take a big step ; call their helpline at (630) 577-1330? Or email them at [email protected]? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of binge eating disorder?

What are the symptoms of binge eating disorder?

Eating disorders: If you feel as though your eating behavior is a concern to you, please consult a mental health provider for evaluation, and if needed, treatment. Here is further information on the subject: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/binge-eating-disorder/symptoms-causes/dxc-20182932 Good luck! ...Read more

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How to determine if I have binge eating disorder?

How to determine if I have binge eating disorder?

Symptoms: For starters, if you're worried about having a binge eating disorder, you may have one. Indicators: if you eat a lot of food-more than someone else would-in a two hour period & you feel a loss of control (i.e.Can't stop till the bag is empty) & finally this happens at least twice a week, you probably have a binge eating disorder. Not surprisingly, most binge-eaters are overweight. ...Read more

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Are there different kinds of binge eating disorder?

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Are there different kinds of binge eating disorder?

Binge eating: Binge eating do (compulsive overeating) is one type of eating disorders. Other types are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, purging do, rumination, pica, night eating syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the complications of binge eating disorder?

What are the complications of binge eating disorder?

Varied: Complications can include lowered self-esteem, compromised quality of life, loneliness/social isolation, impaired social functioning, depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.Medical complications include obesity, heart disease, Type II diabetes, breathing problems during sleep, acid, reflux, and joint problems. Please consult a medical or mental health provider as treatments are available ...Read more

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How can we detect binge eating disorder by its signs?

How can we detect binge eating disorder by its signs?

Be nonjudgemental: Binge eating disorder is extremely common among people who are overweight. Patients eat a large amount of food usually until it is gone, with a feeling of loss of control. Often there is underlying anxiety, depression, stress and shame and therapy (either analytical or cognitive behavioral) can be very helpful. It is important to see someone with expertise in this area. ...Read more

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How to treat "binge-eating disorder"?

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How to treat "binge-eating disorder"?

Binging/purging: Even with professional help, it is a slow process of recovery. A trained professional can help you explore the dynamics behind the behaviors, instead of just treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to overcome binge eating disorder?

How to overcome binge eating disorder?

Psychotherapy: Get a complete physical to make sure BED is not compromising your health. Seek therapy with a qualified professional. BED is a way of coping with conflicts and emotions. When you identify what you are using food to deal with (ie, anxiety,fear, relationships) then you can find new ways of coping. You also must learn to respond to yourself in words instead of behavior. There is hope. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for binge eating disorder?

What are the treatments for binge eating disorder?

Binge eating: There are several different treatments for binge eating disorder. A great place to start would be by speaking with a therapist who specializes in binge eating disorder so that you can start to process through the triggers that you are facing. From there, it is helpful to surround yourself with a support team who also understand binge eating - physician and nutritionist. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! i may have a binge eating disorder?

Get medically : Evaluated. A binge -eating disorder involves rapidly eating large amounts of food to the point that you are physically uncomfortable. Eating may occur when alone even if not hungry. One can feel guilty or ashamed after binge -eating ; try to make up for it by dieting/ starvation. This can cause a yo-yo diet and weight may also yo-yo. Depressed ; anxious mood are often seen. ...Read more

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Which eating disorder is binging and starving?

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. ...Read more

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Are eating disorders and depression genetic?

Are eating disorders and depression genetic?

Genetics: Yes, genetics plays a significant role in both these conditions . . . But is far from the only factor. There are many environmental influences also. Also you can do much to help yourself and avoid these outcomes, even if you may have certain genetic inheritance. ...Read more

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Can eating disorder such as anorexia and compulsive eating cause gastritis?

Possibly.: An eating disorder can cause gastritis if there is vomiting associated with it or if a person is not eating enough, compared to the amount of acid produced in the stomach for normal digestion. The symptoms of gastritis, which can include nausea and pain, can also be caused by overeating or hunger from not eating enough. You should discuss this with your doctor and be examined. ...Read more

Eating Disorders (Definition)

Eating disorders involve serious disturbance in eating behavior that could include extreme food reduction or overeating in addition to feeling undue distress over body weight/ shape. The most common eating disorders are bulimia, binge eating, and anorexia. A great place to obtain information is ...Read more


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