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

Yes. Weight isn't the only variable with eating disorders. See your doctor if you suspect your have a binge eating problem. Read more...
Yes. Some will binge and eat massive quantities, bur then force themselves to vomit. This is definitely an eating disorder and warrants treatment even though weight appears ok. Read more...

Could you be thin/average weight and have binge eating disorder?

Binge eating. Yes, binge eating disorder focuses on eating behaviors not the weight of the person affected. In binge eating disorder, one eats a very large amount of food with a sense of losing control and guilt or shame. Bulimia nervosa involves binge eating AND compensatory behaviors to get rid the excess calories. Read more...

Is it still binge eating disorder if the "binges" are happening multiple days a week? Or every meal is a copious amount of food & feeling too full

Eating disorders. can be very dangerous. Please see a doctor who specializes in them to be evaluated and treated. Congrats on asking this question. It is a good start but please follow up. Peace and good health. Read more...
Usually yes. One should be eating only the amount needed each day that matches the number of calories she uses up each day (or eat less than that amount, if wanting to lose weight). Eating large amounts of food at one meal is binge eating if one already gets plenty of food or calories that day. Eating large amounts at one time, because that's the only meal she gets that day, would be considered normal. Read more...

Can I tell me how I can deal with binge eating disorder?

See someone. See a mental health professional who can guide you in the right direction as far as diagnosis and treatment. It is unhealty and detrimental to your body and health. There are also self help books on eating disorders on amazon. Seek help. Read more...

What can be done about binge eating disorder by yourself?

Secrecy. Theres the mistake - keeping it a secret. Whatever has been done to date hasn't been successful or you wouldn't be asking this question. Want to get well? Accept help. Read more...
A Paradox Here? One thing many with eating disorders have in common is difficulty sharing their feelings. It's common 2keep feelings & some types of thoughts secret. So consider taking steps 2share: see "get help" page of national assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders (anad) website: http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Take a big step & call their helpline at (630) 577-1330? Or email them at anadhelp@anad.Org? Read more...

Can I tell me how I can recover from binge eating disorder?

For starters... 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...