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Can you be underweight or a healthy weight and still have binge eating disorder?

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Dr. Beata Zolovska
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Yes, binge eating disorder sufferers are usually close to normal weight.

In brief: Yes

Yes, binge eating disorder sufferers are usually close to normal weight.
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Dr. Glen Elliott
You can even be obese. The issue is not the weight, it's the volume of food intake and the way you react to it. Many of us "binge" occasionally, but doing so massively (thousands of calories at a sitting) and recurrently, followed by efforts to "undo" such as vomiting or purging are the hallmarks of a problem.
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