Binge Eating Disorder
- Frequent episodes of uncontrollable binge eating.
- Feeling extremely distressed or upset during or after binging.
- No regular attempts to vomit it up, fast, over exercise, etc..
- Embarrassed of how much you eat.
- Never feeling satisfied no matter how much you eat.
Binge Eating Disorder Causes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Gallbladder disease
- High Cholesterol
- High blood Pressure
- Heart disease
- Certain types of cancer
- Joint and muscle pain
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Sleep apnea
Having 3 or more of the following
- Eating more rapidly than normal.
- Eating until feeling uncomfortably full.
- Eating large amounts of food when not feeling physically hungry.
- Eating alone because of embarrassment.
- Feeling disgusted, depressed and very guilty with ones self.
Therapy- (Cognitive- behavioral, interpersonal psychology, Dialectical behavior).
Medication- (Topamax, Antidepressant).
Things you can do- (Manage stress, stop dieting, exercise, fight boredom, keep food diary, get enough sleep)
Male: 2% Woman :3.5%
1.6% are adolescents.
There are more women with binge eating disorder then males with it.
There are 2.8 million Americans that have this disorder.
Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder.
He was the first to discover this disorder but labeled it as night eating syndrome (NES).
Leader on providing help for people with binge eating disorder.
Is the founder of BEDA with a story to back her organization.