Causes And Treatments Of Binge Eating Disorder

922 Words Feb 29th, 2016 4 Pages
Does diabetes, cancer, stomach problems, depression, or suicide sound fun to you? Life is difficult without having an eating disorder. Growing up eating everything I could get my hands on caused health problems for me now that I am older. Binge eating and anorexia are serious eating disorders that cause physical, behavioral, and psychological problems. The most common disorder is binge eating. Binge eating disorder (BED) is consuming large quantities of food in a short period of time. People find that over eating is a comfort zone for them. The problems Americans have with this is being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, heart disease, joint and muscle pain, sleep apnea, uncontrollable weight gain, gallbladder disease, and certain types of cancer. When I was younger I enjoyed eating, it was a comfort zone for me. I would always challenge myself to eat one more plate than what I had the night before. Whether I was able to or not depended on how much I eat during the day. The older I get the more I understand that how bad it was for me at such a young age. I find it harder to lose unwanted weight now. I have notice that I don’t sleep well and that my body aches all the time. The psychological part of BED is fear of not being excepted if someone finds out, self-harm, feeling extremely depressed, overly sensitive to references about weight, guilt, self-disgust, and self-loathing. BED is one of the most serious disorders that are steadily climbing. Anorexia is the second most…
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