Night eating syndrome
Night eating syndrome: Introduction
Night eating syndrome: A disorder where a person persistently eats during the night. Sometimes patients are unware that they have eaten during the night and their may be more than one late-night eating binge each night. The behavior must usually continue for at least two months before it can be diagnosed as night eating syndrome. Triggering factors for this order include anxiety, depression, stress, boredom and body image problems.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Night eating syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Night eating syndrome
- Binge-eating during the night
- Guilt after eating
- Difficulty sleeping
- Uncontrollable desire to eat during the night
- Eating over half of daily calories after dinner
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Treatments for Night eating syndrome
- Treating underlying cause and counseling. Some patients benefit from medications such as antidepressants
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Causes of Night eating syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Night eating syndrome
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Night eating syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Night eating syndrome
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
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Night eating syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Night eating syndrome: Rare Types
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