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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


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How do I stop binge eating? I head for cabinet when stressed.

How do I stop binge eating? I head for cabinet when stressed.

Empty cabinet.: Change comes from within. In the meantime don't keep junk food around. ...Read more

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Can eating too much at once (eg. Binge eating) cause damage to your arteries and blood vessels? Specifically your heart and head.

Can eating too much at once (eg. Binge eating) cause damage to your arteries and blood vessels? Specifically your heart and head.

See below: Over time frequent intake of large amounts of fat and sugars (often associated with binges) will likely increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks and damage to arteries. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lightheaded (worsened by: prolonged standing), sleepiness, sudden flash of lights, balance problems and binging and purging. The following also describe me: Dizziness, Aching muscles, Chills, Generalized weakness, Feeling anxious, Ring

I am experiencing lightheaded (worsened by: prolonged standing), sleepiness, sudden flash of lights, balance problems and binging and purging. The following also describe me: Dizziness, Aching muscles, Chills, Generalized weakness, Feeling anxious, Ring

Disordered Eating: Binging and purging can cause all of the symptoms you are describing. Disordered eating is dangerous. The National Eating Disorders Association has a screening tool to help you seek out help https://www. Nationaleatingdisorders. Org/screening-tool. They also have a free confidential helpline 1-800-931-2237. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop binge eating?

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?

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

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Is it possible do to stop binge eating?

Is it possible do to stop binge eating?

Binge Eating: People who compulsively overeat, though, may use food as their only way of coping with negative emotions. As a result, they often feel that their eating is out of control. They think about food all the time and feel guilty, ashamed, or depressed after eating.
http://www. Webmd. Com/mental-health/eating-disorders/binge-eating-disorder/features/compulsive-overeating-and-how-to-stop-it ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from binge eating?

How can I stop myself from binge eating?

Drug thaerapy: See a bariatric physician/ or eating disorder specialist for evaluation and treatment with pharmacotherapy such as topamax) and behavior modification. ...Read more

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How can you stop myself from binge eating?

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How can you stop myself from binge eating?

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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Can I tell me how I can stop 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 to recover from a week of binge eating?

How to recover from a week of binge eating?

Binge eating: First, be easy on yourself if you can. Do not punish yourself. You need help and support with this. If the binging includes purging by vomiting or using diuretics or laxatives, it's more dangerous to you. You need your doctor's help to be sure your health is stable. You also need to work with a psychologist and psychiatrist who know eating d/o's. Overeaters anonymous is a good group too. ...Read more

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What should I do about binge eating problem?

What should I do about binge eating problem?

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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Binge eating after cardio? What should I do?

Binge eating after cardio? What should I do?

Binge eating: Please consider overeaters anonymous, a 12 step group that has helped many people with binge eating. Also see your physician for a complete examination. If you're also purging with vomiting, diuretics, laxatives, etc, you can get very sick. There are also psychiatrists and psychologists who specialize in helping people with eating disorders. Ask your doctor about this in your community. ...Read more

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I need advice with how to stop binge eating?

I need advice with how to stop 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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Can you tell me how I can stop binge eating?

Can you tell me how I can stop 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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What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

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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Can I tell me how I can control binge eating?

Can I tell me how I can control binge eating?

Some options: 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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Can you tell me how to feel when binge eating?

Can you tell me how to feel when binge eating?

Usually by the end: Of a binge a person feels bloated and uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Can you please explain binge eating or binging?

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Can you please explain binge eating or binging?

Bulimia Nervosa: Is from the greek words meaning ravenous hunger. It is an eating disorder characterized by binging & purging, consuming large amount of food in short time then vomiting/taking laxative or diuretic/excessive exercising. More in females. Majority are of normal weight. They have impulsive behaviors such as overspending, & family history of eating disorders, mood disorders & substance abuse. Tx is ssri. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the normal signs of binge-eating?

Do you mean Common?: Binge eating can become extremely abnormal. Many folks will overeat at times but not routinely. Thanksgiving, christmas and new years are examples. Red flags fly when we have daily fears of gaining weight, eat too little, cave in and eat too much. Binging guilt leads to purging - forced vomiting or laxatives. Hiding binge food, solitary binging, pretend eating meals are serious binge eating signs. ...Read more

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What causes people to develop binge-eating habits?

What causes people to develop binge-eating habits?

Binge: Oftentimes, eating disorders are about issues of control, namely the last bastion the patient feels they have any control over, namely their body. There is, concomitant with this, often a history of difficult, if not occasionally agonizing parent-child relationships that are the cornerstone of the disorder. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to end binge eating?

What is the most effective way to end binge eating?

Eating disorders: Eating disorders often respond to treatments similar to those of addictive behaviors. Overeaters Anonymous as a psychosocial support can be extremely helpful. Medications can be part of the plan to reduce the binge eating or binge-purge cycle when appropriate. Certainly cognitive-behavioral therapy-- being mindful of what you are doing and working toward an answer, can also be helpful. Good luck! ...Read more

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I need to stop binge eating. Do you have any advice?

I need to stop binge eating. Do you have any advice?

Advice:: 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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I need to stop binge eating please help! What do I do?

I need to stop binge eating please help! What do I do?

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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Binge eating for a month and a half now? What should I do?

Binge Eating: First, I suggest seeing your doctor for a a general health exam. Are you also vomiting or otherwise purging? This can disturb your body electrolytes and make you very sick. Next, I suggest seeing a psychiatrist and/or psychologist, so you can discuss and learn how to deal with the triggers for your eating behavior. Additionally, please consider joining overeaters anonymous -- can help a lot! ...Read more

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How can you stop yourself from binge eating if you happen to be a binger?

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 more

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Desperately want to stop binge eating please help. What would I have to do?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Desperately want to stop binge eating please help. What would I have to do?

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