Binge-Eating

The Truth of Uncontrollable Hunger

What is Binge-Eating? We are here to help!

Binge-Eating is a serious eating disorder in which you frequently consume unusually amounts of food and feel unable to stop eating (Mayo,2016). Do you feel like this is you? At Williams Clinic we are here to serve you! Our staff has years of experience dealing with patients around the globe. We do not settle with mediocre results as we promise to give you excellence every time you step into those doors!

Common myths and misperceptions of Binge-Eating

Myth: Binge-Eating isn't a real disorder, I mean who hasn't finished off an entire bag of chips in one sitting?
False: This statement is entirely false, Binge-Eating is very common and extremely unusual in society. Over-Eating can cause major distress including mental and physical health issues if this disorder is not correct (WebMD,2016).

Myth: People who Binge-Eat are all overweight or obese.
False: Not everyone is overweight or obese wen they eat because everyone has a different calorie burn-off or metabolism. Binge-eating comes in all shapes, sizes, and genders (WebMD,2016).
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What are the symptoms?

Binge-Eating
  • Eating Unusual amounts of food over a specific period of time
  • The feeling that your eating is out of control
  • Eating even if you are not hungry
  • Frequently eating alone or in secret
  • Feeling depressed or disgusted

If you feel any of these symptoms, it would be a good ideal to come in for a visity with one of our highly trained doctors today!

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Causes of Binge-Eating

Do any of these causes apply to you?

  • Family History
  • Dieting
  • Depression
  • Social Isolation
  • Poor Quality of Life
  • Bi-Polar Disorder(MayoClinic,2016).

These are a few of the many causes that have been associated with Binge-Eating disorder. If you experience any of these symptoms from these causes, then you should seek medical attention Immediately.

Treatment

Williams Clinic has many options and methods of treatment that will suit best for you.

Psychotherapy: Whether this be group therapy or individual therapy, Williams offers methods to break unhealthy behavior. Depending on your condition, Williams Clinic can offer methods and advice regarding conflicts with relationships and everyday general stress.
Medication: Depending on what you condition is, our staff can give medication to suppress the urges to eat. Ask your doctor if you are healthy enough to take his medication and if you have any allergies.

References

MayoClinic. (2016, February 09). Binge-eating disorder. Retrieved February 15, 2016, from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/binge-eating-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/treatment/txc-20182948

MayoClinic. (2016, February 09). Binge-eating disorder. Retrieved February 15, 2016, from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/binge-eating-disorder/symptoms-causes/dxc-20182932

WebMD. (n.d.). Binge Eating Disorder Myths and Facts. Retrieved February 15, 2016, from http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/eating-disorders/binge-eating-disorder/binge-eating-myths-facts