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What is the definition or description of: Secret binge eating?

What is the definition or description of: Secret binge eating?

Binge eating: This is the essential feature of bulimia, i.e., eating vast amounts of food in short periods of time that have nothing to do with appetite, rather having to do with emotional dysregulation. The secrecy speaks to the shame felt by the patient. ...Read more

Secret Binge Eating (Definition)

This is the essential feature of bulimia, i.e., eating vast amounts of food in short periods of time that have nothing to do with appetite, rather having to do with emotional dysregulation. The secrecy speaks to the shame ...Read more


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What is binge eating?

What is binge eating?

Loss of control: Bing eating when a person eats a much larger amount of food in a short period of time than he or she used to, during that the person feels a loss of control. ...Read more

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What causes binge eating?

Multiple causes: Binge eating may be caused by both physiological and psychological reasons. If you do not eat enough during the day, you may get so ravenous that you cannot stop eating and binge for that reason. Psychologically, binges can be a way to distract, numb, comfort or punish yourself. Some people unconsciously convert emotional pain to physical by eating so much that their stomachs hurt, for example. ...Read more

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Is binge eating unhealthy?

Is binge eating unhealthy?

Yes: It is unhealthy. See a psychiatrist in your area for proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I break binge eating?

How can I break binge eating?

Topamax (topiramate): The most effective treatment i believe is based on using drug therapy. Specifically a medication called topamax (topiramate) which although approved for seizure disorders and migraine prevention is effective "off label" for weight-loss and binge eating among other uses. I have used this medication for 14 years in combination with other drugs for long term weight-loss. ...Read more

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How to know I am binge eating?

How to know I am binge eating?

See definition: Binge eating disorder (bed) is characterized by loss of control over eating behaviors. The binge eater consumes unnaturally large amounts of food in a short time period, but unlike a bulimic, does not regularly engage in any inappropriate weight-reducing behaviors such as excessive exercise, induced vomiting, or taking laxatives following the binge episodes. www.answers.com/topic/binge-eating-disorder. ...Read more

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How can you stop binge eating?

How can you stop binge eating?

Seek help: It is not the act of binging eating that you need to control.There is some underlying reason that you have to try and deal with. This can only be done with help from other people. Talk to someone that you trust about your life and what you feeling and try and unwind the driving agents.Doing this with a professional counselor will accelerate the process.You are damaging your body, seek help. ...Read more

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I've got binge eating. Now what?

What do u mean: Please explain to me me what you mean by binge eating-do you mean the occaisional bag of potato chips?Or do mean thousands of calories at a time.Restrictive eating compromises any progress with losing any weight. You cannot deiberately restrict foods you enjoy forever..It doesn't work.Not ever. Humans are "programmed by environment" in the first few years after birh. Pleasure of food-not forgotten. ...Read more

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What is binge eating definition?

What is binge eating definition?

Uncontrolled w/food: Binge eating is characterized by eating large quantities of food, rapidly & to the point of experiencing physical pain. There's a sense of a loss of control during the binge and feelings of shame. When this occurs once a week for at least three months, it's considered binge eating disorder. It is a way of turning psychological conflict into physical action. It is treatable with therapy. ...Read more

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What to do to stop binge eating?

What to do to stop binge eating?

Mutual Support: Try attending a meeting of Overeaters Anonymous, many patients find the support here helpful and life-changing. ...Read more

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How to beat binge eating habits?

How to beat binge eating habits?

GET WIDE TESTING: Binge eating has many causes. The link to depression or nerves means you want these treated. Sam-e never adds weight for depression. Anxiety is common and many eat themselves into "comfort.." make sure you sleep 8 plus hours and have some fun or you will play with food to offset overwork. What does food do for you? Know answer and on the right road. ...Read more

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How to stop binge eating (forever)?

How to stop binge eating (forever)?

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 more

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What to do to control binge eating?

Binge eating: Binge eating can result when the person tries to modulate mood through food. You need to develop a different relationship with food so that it becomes something you nourish -- rather than reward or punish -- yourself with. Groups like overeaters anonymous http://www.Oa.Org/ provide support and also practices that help binge eating. Depression can worsen it -- see a psychiatrist for eval ; help. ...Read more

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What to do to stop to binge eating?

What to do to stop to binge eating?

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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How can I stop binge eating everyday?

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

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What is your opinion on binge eating?

What is your opinion on binge eating?

It is unhealthy.: People who binge eat can get help. ...Read more

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I have trouble stopping binge eating?

I have trouble stopping binge eating?

See someone: See a mental health professional who can guide you in the right direction as far as diagnosis and treatment. It is unhealty and detrimental to your body and health. There are also self help books on eating disorders on amazon. Seek help. ...Read more

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I have binge eating, massive problem?

Yes: Binge eating is a serious medical disorder that can lead to obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Please seek help immediately, talk to your doctor or any family members that might be understanding. Mutual support helps, many people have received life-changing help from Overeaters Anonymous. ...Read more

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How bad is binge eating for your body?

How bad is binge eating for your body?

Binge eating complic: Complications of eating disorders include cavities, swelling, electrolyte imbalances, kidney & heart failure, brain atrophy, acne, osteoporosis, death. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop binge eating?

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 more

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How can you recover from binge eating?

Binge Eating: Appetite suppressing foods such as complex carbohydrates, protein bars, water, fruits, high fiber foods that may you feel fuller longer and suppress the urge to eat. Hypnosis and cbt psychotherapy can help with binge eating if there is a depressive, ocd, medical cause that needs to be treated. I have found topamax (topiramate) to be highly effective to control binge eating, drinking soda, alcohol etc. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop binge eating?

What can be done to stop binge eating?

Seek help: It is not the act of binging eating that you need to control.There is some underlying reason that you have to try and deal with. This can only be done with help from other people. Talk to someone that you trust about your life and what you feeling and try and unwind the driving agents.Doing this with a professional counselor will accelerate the process.You are damaging your body, seek help. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop binge-eating?

What can be done to stop binge-eating?

Binging: Cognitive behavior therapy with therapist specializing in eating disorders is best. Might need eating disorder program if severe and affecting your health. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Skversky
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Binge Eating (Definition)

This is the essential feature of bulimia, i.e., eating vast amounts of food in short periods of time that have nothing to do with appetite, rather having to ...Read more


Dr. Jason Berman
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Isolation (Definition)

Isolation is a clinical finding in which a person spends most of his time by himself, either by his own choosing or due ...Read more