If you have binge eating disorder, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.
During binges, you eat much faster than normal
You tend to eat until you're uncomfortably full
You may eat alone or in secret because you're embarrassed about the binge eating
You eat a lot when you're not hungry
Shame, disgust or guilt after binge eating
Feeling 'dazed' during some binge eating sessions, especially at night
Sometimes, you may be unable to recall what you ate during a binge eating episode
You may include 'special foods' in your binges
Planning the binge eating in advance
Periods of cutting down on food to make up for the increased calorie intake from binge sessions
Weight gain, obesity
High cholesterol or blood pressure
Diabetes can develop over time
Low self-esteem can trigger and make binge eating worse
Past trauma can trigger binge eating
Negative body image and feeling pressured to have the perfect body
Attempts to restrict your diet can lead to an overwhelming need to overeat later
Certain hormonal levels may make you more inclined than other people to overeat
"I had some consultations and then found the therapist I’m now working successfully with. PlusGuidance is giving people opportunities that just haven’t existed before - a new way to approach mental health treatment."
If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in binge eating and other eating disorders so you’re bound to find the right one for you.
PlusGuidance also offers you four ways to have sessions with your preferred therapist: Online video, voice calls, messaging or in-person at the therapist's office. All online communications are secure and comply with the highest standards of data protection.
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