What is binge eating?
Binge eating disorder features unruly eating where you take large bowls of meals yet you feel powerless to stop. It is often recurrent since you tend to feel hungry in an hour or so. More often than not, it affects the young adults generations. The main symptoms of binge eating disorder include; uncontrolled eating of large amount of foodstuffs, keeping food reserves to eat in the later hours even when you are full, embarrassment of your eating habits and the desire to control your weight among others.
Causes of Binge eating
Genes- certain biological defects causes compulsive eating. You obviously know which part of the brain regulates appetite. Hypothalamus! Thus, what happens when it fails to send correct messages in relation to hunger and fullness? Additionally, there are genetic mutations that results in food addiction. So, if your brain lacks sufficient amount of chemical serotonin you become obsessive with overeating.
Social, cultural and psychological effects – you might be exposed to frequent body and weight criticism or sex abuse. To dismiss this thought, you turn to extra food for console. Likewise, parents unintentionally hearten …show more content…
Regardless, you need to stop using the power of ‘I am” against you. Majority of binge eaters live in denial. It will be a great relief when you are at the front of a crowd and say ‘I have binge eating disorder or I am a binge eater’. Well, after you are done with denial, you should avoid the phrase since it becomes toxic. While you pass near a fast food restaurant or any food retailing joint and mentioning ‘I am a binge addict’ you’re not helping your troubles. This is because you are not focusing on the feeling of delight and satisfaction. Direct your energy and focus to something with a much positive outlook. Soon you will be walking past food stores without the faintest