Binge eating, or Binge Eating Disorder, is a condition wherein an individual literally stuffs himself or herself with large amounts of food. While this is a common occurrence for many on holidays and special occasions, individuals with binge eating disorder frequently engage in this behavior in secrecy. Many times, this disorder is coupled with purging behavior, and is then diagnosed as binge-purge disorder.
Many individuals who have this eating disorder find that it is progressive and has long term affects on their gastrointestinal systems, as well as, mental well-being. So much shame and depression is associated with this condition, and people who are afflicted with it find that the shame spiral becomes a vicious cycle, embedding this behavior permanently into their behavior.
If you find that the symptoms associated with binge eating are indicative of your own behavior or if you have already admitted to yourself that you have this problem, seek help now. Long-term affects are associated with this condition, both physical and mental.
Don’t wait to see the condition progress. Seek help now. It is a progressive condition that can lead to heart issues, gastro-intestinal issues, and even death. Our helpline is available 24 hours a day for individuals ready to take that first step towards freedom and for their families seeking assistance: Call us on (800) 444-1014