Binge Eating Disorder (BED) | Aster Springs

Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

It can be hard to know if you or a loved one have binge eating disorder (BED), let alone if you or a loved one need treatment. This condition involves recurrent episodes of binge eating also known as compulsive overeating. Clinicians characterize these episodes by eating large amounts of food in a short period of time and feeling a loss of control over eating behaviors. BED is three times more common than anorexia and bulimia combined.

Signs and Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

Individuals with BED will often feel embarrassed by or ashamed of their eating habits. Symptoms, which can be difficult to notice, include:

Health Consequences of BED

BED can lead to dire health consequences if left untreated, including:
If you’d like to learn more about our binge eating disorder (BED) treatment program or our other treatment offerings, the compassionate team at Aster Springs is here to help. Call us at (804) 415-7603 or complete our contact form.