DANGER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BINGE EATING
It may seem impossible to approach someone for help with an illness like binge eating. We have come to understand that there are a lot of emotional factors at risk. The most important thing we have recognized is that it can be done and is the best thing for the person suffering from the illness.
Danger signs that you or a loved one might be struggling with binge eating are:
- Behavioral –
o Inability to stop or control what you are eating
o Rapidly eating large amounts of food at a time
o Eating even when full
o Stock piling food in secret
o Gorging on foods when alone
o Rapid weight gain
- Emotional –
o Stress that is only relieved by eating
o Embarrassment over amounts of food consumed
o Never feeling completely satisfied
o Feelings of guilt, disgust, or depression
Cautions and Other Causes
Recognizing or becoming aware of these signs and symptoms could potentially save a life. Through professional diagnosis, you or your loved one’s situation can easily analyzed to determine whether these symptoms are actual signs of the person suffering from an eating disorder like binge eating or if there are other underlying causes.
How we can help
Our professional, experienced medical staff considers all possible options and can easily address these danger signs and symptoms for what they are and how they might be affecting the individual.
Learn more about signs and symptoms and if you or a loved one is at risk for binge eating disorder and call us today.