Binge eating disorder is one of the most common eating disorders. It is a serious condition that affects an estimated 2.8 million people in the United States. People who are diagnosed with binge eating disorder frequently over consume large amounts of food and feel unable to stop eating even when they are not hungry. The disorder can cause feelings of shame, regret, and anxiety which can lead to low self-esteem and substance abuse. If you or a loved one have this disorder, you are not alone. Treatment for binge eating disorder is available.
Assessing Your Risk of Binge Eating Disorder
Do you think you or your loved one could have binge eating disorder? You can take a self-assessment to begin to get some answers. These quizzes are not official diagnoses as only a medical professional can diagnose binge eating disorder. The assessments may help you evaluate your symptoms and determine if you should seek treatment.