What Is Binge Eating Disorder? A Doctor Explains

It's not the same as bulimia.

Do you struggle with binge eating? Learn about compulsive overeating, binge eating disorder, and what you can do to stop it.

Binge eating occurs when you eat a large amount of food in a short period of time. Binge eating disorder is marked by a lack of control, and binge eating at least once a week for three months. In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh overviews the signs, symptoms and treatments for binge eating disorder.

  

Preeti Parikh, MD

This video features Preeti Parikh, MD. Dr. Parikh, a board-certified pediatrician affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, is HealthiNation's chief medical editor.

Duration: 2:51. Last Updated On: March 19, 2018, 2:56 p.m.
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