Binge eating disorder is an overeating disorder, in which people consume large amounts of food uncontrolledly and doesn't even feel like stopping. This disorder was mostly observed in adults, who overeat in any of the situations (eg. Guilt, depression, disgust, etc.) inorder to handle and manage the situation.
Signs and symptoms: This Binge eating disorder is characterized by behavioral and emotional symptoms which can be described as follows: Behavioral symptoms: Eating more than required, Eating even after full, Eating continuously throughout the day with no particular time Emotional symptoms: Over eating when stressed, Over eating when left alone T
Treatment: There is no in particular medication for the treatment of this disorder. One should go for an advice from physicians, nutritionists, psychiatrists, psychologists. Of all these cognitive behavioral therapy is considered as the best effective treatment for the Binge eating disorder. Bariatric surgery is also considered.
Binge Eating disorder is characterised by recurrent binge eating without using compensatory measures such as vomiting, laxative abuse or excessive exercise to counter the binge. Based on international data, the lifetime prevalence in females is between 2.5% and 4.5%, and 1.0% and 3.0% in males 12. The prevalence of binge eating disorder in the general population is estimated to be 4%. The incidence of binge eating disorder in males and females is almost equal 34 The disorder often develops in late adolescents and early 20's 35 People with binge eating disorder are at risk of developing a variety of different medical conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, gallbladder disease, heart disease and certain types of cancers+D5.