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Binge eating and obesity caused by anxiety ?

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Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It can be for some

Binge eating disorder is a way of coping with difficult feelings by turning to food.
The behavior with food expresses an underlying issue, conflict or problem. Bingeing feels like “the” problem, but it is actually a “symptom” of a deeper problem or conflict, such as anxiety. Obesity is usually a result of eating too much, but that may or may not be a result of binge eating.

In brief: It can be for some

Binge eating disorder is a way of coping with difficult feelings by turning to food.
The behavior with food expresses an underlying issue, conflict or problem. Bingeing feels like “the” problem, but it is actually a “symptom” of a deeper problem or conflict, such as anxiety. Obesity is usually a result of eating too much, but that may or may not be a result of binge eating.
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

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