What is a Binge Eating Disorder: A Detailed Description

What is a Binge Eating Disorder: A Detailed Description

Binge eating disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by eating large amounts of food in a short period. It is typically associated with eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia, but they can also occur without other eating disorders. If you suffer from a binge eating disorder, the best way to recover is to seek help from an eating recovery center near you. For more information on what binge eating disorder means for you and your loved ones, keep reading!

Symptoms and signs of a binge eating disorder:

  • Eating large amounts of food in one sitting. This can be by eating quickly or even secretly bringing food into another room to eat it alone, away from others.
  • Feels like they have little control over how much they are eating when eating this way. The person may continue eating even after becoming uncomfortably full.
  • Eating to relieve stress, boredom, or anxiety instead of eating from hunger.
  • Eating in secret due to embarrassment about how much they are eating and feeling guilty for eating so much food.
  • Feelings of disgust, depression, and guilt after eating.
  • Frequently eating alone due to embarrassment or shame about eating so much food in front of others.
  • Feelings of self-doubt and insecurity when eating around other people.

If you suffer from any of these binge eating disorder symptoms and signs listed above, it is essential that you seek eating disorder treatment from an eating recovery center. For more information on binge eating and what to do if you or a loved one is struggling with this eating disorder, please feel free to contact us at https://springsourcecenter.com or call us at 224-202-6260.

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Binge eating disorder is a serious eating condition that can cause significant emotional distress and physical health problems.

There are many causes of binge eating, including

  • Genetic factors (which may be reflected in the fact that it tends to run in families)
  • Psychological issues like stress or depression,
  • Changes to appetite-regulating hormones caused by dieting or weight gain
  • Eating large amounts of food is a way to cope with difficult emotions.

Binge eating disorder is not the same as overeating, which can be caused by emotional states such as anxiety or stress, eating disorders like bulimia nervosa, or even boredom.

However, binge eating often causes people who suffer from it to feel ashamed, embarrassed, and alone.

It may also cause weight gain, making eating disorders worse or leading to complications such as diabetes or heart disease if left untreated.

How is Binge Eating Treated?

Springsource Psychological Centers can help with binge eating disorders. Often, treatment is done by speaking to our psychologists about your illness, and we will help you through it. The main focus is finding healthy ways to cope with eating disorders and nutrition and diet plans that help you slowly recover over time.

Many people with binge-eating disorder are also dealing with other mental health issues, such as depression. To treat this Dual Diagnosis effectively, the goals of treatment must be not only focused on reducing eating binges but also achieving healthy living habits which will help you feel more in control over your emotions and overall well being 

Achieving these two things simultaneously can be difficult because there may be feelings or thoughts associated with past trauma that need addressing before anything else could happen successfully. This way we’re treating both problems rather than just focusing solely on one.

Enjoying life is a challenge for anyone who has Binge Eating Disorder. From the day we wake up, our minds start racing, and this feeling of anxiety never goes away throughout your whole day- so much so that it can become uncomfortable at times if you aren’t careful about what’s going on around you! But through therapy sessions which include mindful eating skills as well as daily staff support from our professionals at Springsource Psychological Centers committed to helping people find their way out into healthier living; these therapies will help individuals process issues specific towards them, such in group meetings where they discuss activities or plans for moving forward.

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