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Binge Eating Disorder (BED) Health Risks

There are serious health risks associated with binge eating disorder (BED), including:

  • Weight gain/obesity
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Type II diabetes mellitus

Fortunately, most of the physical consequences of binge eating disorder can be reversed through diet and exercise. However, if you do not get help, you will continue to struggle with your relationship with food.

That’s why it’s important to recognize that BED is a mental health illness, not a matter of trying to exercise more self-control.

Do you think you or someone you know is suffering from this eating disorder? Take our short binge eating disorder quiz.

Learn more about binge eating disorder

Our Masters-level clinicians are here to help you understand binge eating disorder and the specialized treatment you will need to fully recover. Please call us today at 877-825-8584 to schedule a free, confidential phone consultation.

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