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How Can You Stop Yourself From Binge Eating If You Happen To Be A Binger
Will power?: Despite best intentions, it is difficult to hold one's self accountable when it comes to eating disorders. This is not a sign of weakness at all and you do not have to suffer in silence. Help is readily available. You may need the assistance of trained clinicians. Speak with a physician, psychologist or nutritionist as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if I'm recovering from anorexia but am binge eating and cannot stop. I have just consumed 15 000 calories in one go. what will happen?
You may feel full: Eating that much food likely over a relatively abbreviated period of time may prompt a soporific effect, stomach pain or prompt substantial nausea and even vomiting. A medical emergency can occur where the colon can become obstructed. Repetitive vomiting can prompt electrolyte imbalance or bleeding of the esophagus. This means of counter control becomes a disease of its own - bulimia. ...Read more
Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but, one day at a time, there is recovery. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Oa is not just for binge eaters, many with anorexia or bulimia find help there as well. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more
Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no complete "cure, " but there is recovery. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Oa is not just for binge eaters, many with anorexia or bulimia find help there as well. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more
Recovery is possible: BED is way of resolving a internal conflict through physical action. People think they are triggered by food but actually are triggered by emotions that lead to bingeing. They binge to numb, distract or comfort themselves. To stop, you must seek treatment to identify what's eating "at" you instead of focusing on what you're eating, and find new ways to respond to yourself. Recovery is possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
FMany helps: Seek new activities and keep busy. When getting hungry, get up, get out and get busy! drink a glass of water or non-caloric beverage. Get excess foods out of the house and keep only healthy snacks available that are low in calories and high in volume. Learn relaxation techniques, stress relieving activities, seek counselling, get an accountability partner and eat at the table only. U can do! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat more protein: Avoid keeping comfort foods around the house and eat more protein with dinner. Most people that binge at night eat comfort foods like sweets, ice cream, chips, cakes etc. That are processed. Proteins produce more satiety and have a slower transit time in the stomach compared to processed foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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