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Is binge eating unhealthy?

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In brief: Yes

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

In brief: Yes

It is unhealthy. See a psychiatrist in your area for proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition.
Good luck.
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is unhealthy

Binge eating can impact your health negatively, as bingeing often leads to weight gain and increased hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and more.
Psychologically, there is often a lot of shame attached to bingeing. The behavior may undermines your self esteem and cause depression and anxiety. Some people avoid social interaction with others so they can eat alone and become isolated.

In brief: It is unhealthy

Binge eating can impact your health negatively, as bingeing often leads to weight gain and increased hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and more.
Psychologically, there is often a lot of shame attached to bingeing. The behavior may undermines your self esteem and cause depression and anxiety. Some people avoid social interaction with others so they can eat alone and become isolated.
Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry

In brief: Potential complications

Type 2 diabetes high blood pressure high cholesterol heart disease gallbladder disease osteoarthritis joint and muscle pain sleep apnea gastrointestinal problems ;#40;such as reflux;#41; certain types of cancer emotional problems, such as depression, anxiety and panic attacks substance abuse problems, obesity , restrictive lung disease, increased vascular disease, increased risk of gastric rupture if the amount eaten is particularly severe.
This is by no means to be taken lightly.

In brief: Potential complications

Type 2 diabetes high blood pressure high cholesterol heart disease gallbladder disease osteoarthritis joint and muscle pain sleep apnea gastrointestinal problems ;#40;such as reflux;#41; certain types of cancer emotional problems, such as depression, anxiety and panic attacks substance abuse problems, obesity , restrictive lung disease, increased vascular disease, increased risk of gastric rupture if the amount eaten is particularly severe.
This is by no means to be taken lightly.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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