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I'm mad that i can't stop binging. Do you have any advice?

I'm mad that i can't stop binging. Do you have any advice?

Get help.: The binging is a symptom not the problem. You need to reach out for professional help to uncover the reason for your behavior. It is very important that you do this because long term you are risking serious health consequences. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Skversky
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Binge Eating (Definition)

Binge eating is a condition consisting of episodes of eating extremely large amounts of food in a short time, and may be related to feelings of ...Read more


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I am on a massive diet but can't stop binging, especially at night - what can I do?

I am on a massive diet but can't stop binging, especially at night - what can I do?

Don't go on a: 'massive diet'. Go at a slower, more reasonable pace. Never starve yourself or skip meals. Take care. ...Read more

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I can't stop binging and purging, help?

I can't stop binging and purging, help?

Binging & purging: Stopping eating binges and purges is very difficult to do without help. Your family doctor can get you started. Help for eating disorders is available through psychiatrists, psychologists, other therapists, and special treatment centers devoted to such problems. You are not alone in this. For more info, please see: http://www.Helpguide.Org/mental/bulimia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.Htm. ...Read more

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I can't stop binging on carbs, please help?

I can't stop binging on carbs, please help?

Carbs = sugar: When broken down carbohydrates become sugar. Your body is addicted to sugar. Like other addictions, which give temporary satisfaction, you need to detox from sugar by reading labels of everything you eat and avoid white carbs/sugar for 2 weeks. After that, most people no longer crave it. Be aware of using sugar substitutes because they increase cravings. Complex carbs, (ie whole grains) are ok. ...Read more

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I'm on a diet and I can't stop binge eating. How can I stop?

I'm on a diet and I can't stop binge eating. How can I stop?

Dieting and bingeing: unfortunately restricting your food intake often sets you up to binge. the best course of action is to find a registered dietician who can arrange a better meal plan for you. regular eating will reduce the urge to binge medication can occasionally help binge eating but this is a secondary intervention ...Read more

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I can't stop eating. I just binge everyday and can't stop it. How do I get help?

I can't stop eating. I just binge everyday and can't stop it. How do I get help?

Binge Eating: I am assuming you are referring to binging either on food or alcohol appetite suppressing foods such as complex carbohydrates, protein bars, water, fruit snacks etc are great. Eat small portions multiple times a day hypnosis and cbt psychotherapy can help psychiatric causes depression, ocd, medical causes, sleep apnea should be identified and treated. Topamax (topiramate) has shown great results. ...Read more

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I don't know how to stop binging, what to do, what should I do?

I don't know how to stop binging, what to do, what should I do?

Get help: You would benefit from seeing a therapist or psychologist with considerable experience and training managing eating disorders as well as a comprehensive psychiatrist. There are some medications that could help although looking at the issue from an intrapsychic and cognitive standpoint will be important too. There is help for you out there so realize you are not alone in this! stay safe! ...Read more

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I've been binging for a week now and can't stop. Any tips to stop?

I've been binging for a week now and can't stop. Any tips to stop?

Behavioral change: Any reason of why now ? Usually stress brings it up - if that is the case, find the source and address the cause (maybe with your counselor) it might help if you can enlist someone to supervise you short term. Lock the pantry and allow someone to supervise you for the next few days. Then mark on official end time for the current episode and start your "away from binging" supervised time. ...Read more