Binge eating

Binge eating is when you eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time and feel that you can’t control what or how much you are eating. If you binge eat regularly—at least once a week for 3 months—and feel you cannot control your ...1

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Causes of Binge eating

The cause of binge eating is unknown. However, binge eating often begins during or after strict dieting. ...Source: MentalHealth.gov (DHHS)2 ...

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Causes List for Binge eating

Possible causes of Binge eating (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Clinical Features of Binge eating

Binge eating is when a person eats a much larger amount of food in a shorter period of time than he or she normally would. During binge eating, the person also feels a loss of control. A binge eater often ...4

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Prevention of Binge eating

“Each of us should be aware if there are certain foods that we can’t stop eating once we start. Avoid having them at home. Don’t buy them or start eating them, because that might trigger binge eating,” Volkow ...5

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References

  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ health-topics/ weight-control/ binge-eating-disorder/ Pages/ overview.aspx
  2. Source: MentalHealth.gov (DHHS): mentalhealth.gov/ what-to-look-for/ eating-disorders/ binge-eating/ index.html
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: MentalHealth.gov (DHHS): mentalhealth.gov/ what-to-look-for/ eating-disorders/ binge-eating/ index.html
  5. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ sep2016/ feature2

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