Are You or Someone You Love Compulsively Eating?
Binge-eating disorder is a serious condition in which you compulsively consume unusually large amounts of food. Almost everyone overeats on occasion, but for some people, excessive overeating with a perceived loss of control becomes a regular occurrence that crosses the line into binge-eating disorder. When you have binge-eating disorder, you may be embarrassed about overeating and vow to stop—but you feel such a compulsion that you can’t resist the urges. This is the most common eating disorder in the United States.
Symptoms of binge-eating disorder include:
- Compulsions to eat even when you don’t want to
- Eating in secret
- Starting radical diets to compensate for binge eating sessions
- Shame and guilt after eating
- Eating large amounts of food for extended periods
- Eating very rapidly during a binge
Some people who binge eat will try to purge afterward by vomiting. This is a separate condition known as bulimia-nervosa and should be treated as a separate condition.
Binge-eating symptoms should not go ignored. If you or someone you love has signs of binge-eating, contact Tapestry today for a confidential consultation. We serve Asheville and Western North Carolina.
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Treatment varies from person to person, but some options include:
- Nutrition Education
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Individual and group therapy
- Self-Acceptance & Identify group
- Family counseling
We carefully plan treatment based on the unique needs of our patients. Our goal is to make patients feel prepared for life after treatment.