There are large differences between somebody who sometimes overeats and somebody with a binge eating disorder. People with binge eating disorder will often will feel completely out of control, eat excessive amounts when they are not hungry and even become in a ‘dazed’ state when in a binge. People with binge eating disorder will binge regularly. The binges will have also occurred consistently for more than three months. Individuals with binge eating disorder do not regularly use inappropriate compensatory methods such as purging, laxatives, diuretics or excessive exercise. Our team of friendly and caring professionals have extensive skills in managing binge eating disorders and can help achieve healthy positive behaviours through multidisciplinary interventions that take an holistic approach.
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What causes binge eating disorders is not clear, but it tends to be a type of coping mechanism for unwanted feelings of unhappiness, low self esteem and anxiety. As with most eating disorders, they are often associated with other mental health issues or factors such as:
Having these feelings may induce binge eating as a coping mechanism for the individual's emotions. If someone is showing signs of binge eating disorder, it's important they get help.
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It is normal to eat a bit too much now and again, but for those with binge eating disorder it can start to take over their life. An individual with binge eating disorder experiences negative emotions of powerlessness and lack of control. Here are some common signs of binge eating disorder:
Binge eating disorder is treatable and the sooner an individual is diagnosed, the quicker they can be treated by our team of mental health nurses and psychologists, increasing their likelihood of ridding the cycle of binge eating disorder.
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Binge eating disorders tend to result in excessive weight gain and obesity, therefore, many of the side effects are related to this such as:
The emotional turmoil of binge eating disorder can be unbearable and can seriously reduce the quality of life and life span of the individual.
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Binge eating disorder can be treated and cured, especially if it is caught and diagnosed early. As binge eating disorder is usually caused by unhappiness, depression or anxiety, psychological therapy is the most common and effective treatment. Our mental health nurse will assess the individual and review them weekly to ensure they are supported throughout the whole recovery journey. Our psychologist can help talk with the individual and identify the emotional and food related triggers for the binge eating behaviours and establish a more positive behaviour routine. Our dietitian will give the individual a nutritional assessment and help them achieve their goals.
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At The Bridge, we understand the feelings of guilt, shame and unhappiness that binge eating brings. We can help break the binge cycles through psychological intervention and achieve more positive behaviours so they can live without the burden of binge eating disorder. At The Bridge, we can provide immediate access to a mental health nurse assessment, dietetic review and psychological treatment to help aid recovery in an holistic manner.
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