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Which eating disorder is binging and starving?

Possibly Bulimia. It's possible that binging and starving could be part of an eating disorder called bulimia nervosa. However, only a trained professional can properly evaluate the situation to decide if there is an eating disorder, and, if so, which eating disorder may exist. Read more...

I am always binging and starving, is it an eating disorder?

Eating disorder? Are you always binging and starving? Is there ever a time when you are not doing either? Whatever it is, it isn't healthy for your body, your emotions, or your mind. If you are motivated to find out, first talk to your family physician. Then, talk to a mental health counselor who specializes in such problems. Read more...

What if eating is an addiction and starving is just a withdrawal symptom? Is that how some people with eating disorder thinks?

Even more, I think. This sounds like a piece of disordered thinking. A person with an ed might also have other problems. Some intelligent people with thinking disorders can get tangled up in logic that includes a few true elements and leads to very wrong places. Some eating can be addictive, but not in general. Starving leads to death it is not a symptom. If this is you - see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. Best! Read more...

Been starving myself /obsessed with weight since Oct and lost 30lbs. My BMI is still normal at 19.2 (5'5" 115lbs) what eating disorder would this be?

Anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that entails starving oneself or severely limiting calories. It can become life threatening. Bulimina is an eating disorder that involves vomiting or purging with diuretics and laxatives to lose weight. More about anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/anorexia-nervosa. Read more...

I used to have eating disorder and am now feeling tempted to start starving myself again. Please help?

Go back to therapy. If you fear you are relapsing, get professional help again. In addition go back to a support group which can be an adjunct to psychotherapy. A team approach with a psychiatrist, psychologist and nutritionist may be needed. There are some great programs available, use them! Read more...

Is starving yourself most of the day and overeating at night to the point of nausea considered a eating disorder? If so which one and how to treat it

Not enough info . This is clearly poor eating habits and a lifestyle problem . Not enough information to term it a " eating disorder " would need more info . I either case this is unhealthy and needs to be improved. Read more...
To me, it is. This is a pattern of clearly senseless and unhealthy eating -- that's an eating disorder. Time to fix it. You need to value yourself (and your body) more. Get some help, but then it's up to you, whether to keep a bad habit going, or to begin feeling and acting much better. You will be happier when you get into a healthy rhythm of eating. Read more...