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Associated Conditions for Binge eating disorder

Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Binge eating disorder:

People with binge eating disorder are usually overweight so they are prone to the serious medical problems associated with obesity, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Obese individuals also have a higher risk for gallbladder disease, heart disease, and some types of cancer. Individuals with binge eating disorder also have high rates of co-occurring psychiatric illnesses -- especially depression. (Source: excerpt from Eating Disorders: NWHIC)

List of associated medical conditions for Binge eating disorder:

The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Binge eating disorder includes:

About associated conditions for Binge eating disorder:

Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Binge eating disorder, and underlying causes may be causes of Binge eating disorder, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Binge eating disorder. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Binge eating disorder. People with Binge eating disorder may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Binge eating disorder is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

 

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