Binge Eating

Binge Eating Solutions that can Work for You

Accepting that one is suffering from binge eating and the willingness to seek professional help are the first steps to take to be free from the disease disorder. Seeking psychological help to end the eating disorder includes counseling sessions to deal with the psychological problems a person is suffering from such as depressions, stress or …

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Binge Eating Officially a Medical Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association is releasing a new draft of its book of mental disorders Wednesday. Often described as the bible of psychiatry, this new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists all the mental disorders recognized by the American Psychiatric Association. Why is that such exciting news? Because it’s used …

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Binge Eating Is A Disorder That Needs Help

As much as some people try to lose weight it should be known that not everyone can control themselves when it comes to eating. An eating disorder that makes a person eat uncontrollably prevails and it is called BED or Binge Eating Disorder. Binge Eating Disorder is a sign of psychological problems. People suffering from …

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Binge Eating Increases Risk for Heart Disease

It will take more than willpower, positive thinking, and having the right diet to battle a binge eating. It is one form of eating disorder which is very complex and has been traced to several complex causes. Although binge eating is concerned with the overconsumption of food, the food that is usually eaten is high …

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BED not worth sleeping

BED is short for Binge Eating Disorder. It was only recognized in 1992 as a distinct eating disorder. This is because it is very similar to bulimia nervosa. The difference is that the person suffering BED does not induce vomiting. Obesity is the result of Binge Eating Disorder. Most people who have BED are most …

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Are You Gaining Weight?

Are you gaining weight? Do you fantasize about certain foods? Are you obsessed with the mirror? The scale? Do you question what’s wrong? I know I did. It all began for me as a teenager: 13 years old to be exact. I did not know how to come out of it. I tried every diet …

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Anti-Binge Strategies, part 2

If you choose to keep binge food around, be sure to store it where it is out of sight. Sometimes, just the sight of a binge food can trigger a binge. Sit down and ask yourself why you are tempted to binge. Are you hungry? Bored? Sad? Lonely? Go for a walk, call a friend, …

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Anti-Binge Strategies, part 1

Make sure that your kitchen is well-stocked with ‘safe’ foods. If you have plenty of food available that you feel comfortable eating, it can prevent those I’m-super-hungry-and-there’s-no-food trips to the grocery store, which usually end up with the purchasing of binge food. Restrict the amount of money you carry with you. If you have a …

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A Compulsion to Overeat

Compulsive overeating disorder is also called binge eating. Like all disorders it has its foundation in the psychology of the patient. A patient has an uncontrollable craving to eat in this form of disorder. They purge with laxatives and diuretics to get rid of the excess food after their eating binge. Compulsive overeating disorder is …

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Eating Disorder Self Test. Take the EAT-26 self test to see if you might have eating disorder symptoms that might require professional evaluation. All answers are confidential.

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