Binge eating is a very serious disorder. Someone who has binge eating disorder will most likely be of normal weight, therefore making it hard to recognize if they have it by just looking at them. Signs and symptoms that you or someone you love have this disorder can include of the following:
- Eating a lot of food in one sitting
- Keep eating even when you are physically full
- Dieting often without losing weight
- Keeping food around you at all times
Binge eating can have vastly negative effects on your health and life. The impacts are not just physical but also emotional. Binge eating generates shame, guilt, anxiety and depression. These are emotional stressors that can cause your blood sugar levels to go awry.
We have sought out the expertise of professionals who share ways you can have control over this disorder. Please read through them to learn coping mechanisms.