Binge eating refers to eating a large amount of food in a short period of time until the person feels uncomfortably full. Binge eating disorder is more common in people who are overweight, but it affects people with healthy weights as well. People with binge eating disorder have a different relationship with food. They feel they cannot control what or how much they eat once they start eating.
People with Binge Eating Disorder suffer in their own way, and most will require binge eating treatment. They may feel disgusted with themselves, or feel depressed or guilty about their eating disorder behaviors and themselves. They often eat alone, embarrassed by how much or what they eat. This disorder prevents people from living the life they want. Binge Eating Disorder is a very real illness. More than 10 million adults suffer from this the disorder, making it the most common eating disorder. One-third of those with Binge Eating Disorder are male. Adults in binge eating treatment often say their problems started in childhood or adolescence, and it’s important to note that disordered eating is linked to psychological, biological, and genetic factors. Here are some common signs and symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder:
Rebecca’s House also places yo-yo dieting in this category. Although billions of dollars are spent each year on weight-loss programs and diet products, the number of dangerously overweight people continues to grow. Dieting does not work! Rebecca’s House Eating Disorder Treatment Programs™ was one of the first binge eating disorder treatment centers to address Binge Eating Disorders. Rebecca Cooper, founder of Rebecca’s House, wrote the book Diets Don’t Work®. This program outlined in her book identifies the core reasons people use food inappropriately and outlines a step-by-step method to recovery for a lifetime. The program is used by many therapists and eating disorder treatment centers throughout the world. Please let us help you stop this cycle. Call 800.711.2062 for a free assessment and to get help now!