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Can eating to much be an eating disorder?

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Last Updated: 07/15/2019 at 6:22pm
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September 26th, 2017 5:33am
Eating too much can be a eating disorder if the actions is making you have second thoughts (in a negative way) everytime it happends.. weightloss or gain is a physical symptom of what is going in our heads.. so one can have an eating disorder even if they're in a healthy weight or not
February 5th, 2018 11:27pm
Yes. Binge eating disorder and bulimia both have over-eating components. Overeating, especially when it causes distress, can be a sign of an eating disorder.
January 14th, 2019 3:04pm
Yes eating to much or overeating can be an eating disorder. While compulsive overeating involves having trouble resisting the urge to consume more food than is needed to stay healthy, binge eating disorder is characterized by compulsions and other symptoms occurring at least weekly for at least three months. Binge eating disorder involves regularly eating large portions of food all at once until you feel uncomfortably full, and then often upset or guilty. In many ways binge eating disorder is similar to bulimia however the difference between them is the compensatory behaviours that those with bulimia do after eating.
July 15th, 2019 6:22pm
yes, it can! there is something called 'binge eating disorder' which can cause someone to excessively consume food. this is commonly seen when someone eats a large portion of food in a very short amount of time, which can cause discomfort. some symptoms can be: eating much more rapidly than normal. eating until feeling uncomfortably full. eating large amounts of food when not feeling physically hungry. eating alone because of feeling embarrassed by how much one is eating. feeling disgusted with oneself, depressed, or very guilty afterward. please also keep in mind, like other eating disorders, this is serious, and in fact, the most common eating disorder in america. if you think you could be experiencing this, please talk to a psychologist and/or psychiatrist. i hope this helps!!