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Symptoms of Binge eating disorder

Symptoms of Binge eating disorder

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Binge eating disorder includes the 10 symptoms listed below:

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Symptoms of binge-eating disorder include:

  • Recurrent episodes of binge eating, characterized by eating an excessive amount of food within a discrete period of time and by a sense of lack of control over eating during the episode

  • The binge-eating episodes are associated with at least 3 of the following: eating much more rapidly than normal; eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not feeling physically hungry; eating alone because of being embarrassed by how much one is eating; feeling disgusted with oneself, depressed, or very guilty after overeating

  • Marked distress about the binge-eating behavior

  • The binge eating occurs, on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months

  • The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behaviors (e.g., purging, fasting, excessive exercise)

People with binge-eating disorder experience frequent episodes of out-of-control eating, with the same binge-eating symptoms as those with bulimia. The main difference is that individuals with binge-eating disorder do not purge their bodies of excess calories. Therefore, many with the disorder are overweight for their age and height. Feelings of self-disgust and shame associated with this illness can lead to bingeing again, creating a cycle of binge eating. (Source: excerpt from Eating Disorders Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions: NIMH)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Binge eating disorder. This signs and symptoms information for Binge eating disorder has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Binge eating disorder signs or Binge eating disorder symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Binge eating disorder may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Binge eating disorder symptoms.


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