Binge Eating Disorder: The Hidden Epidemic in New Zealand
Binge eating disorder is a hidden epidemic in New Zealand. It’s estimated that one in every four New Zealanders suffer from this disorder, yet most of them don’t even know it.
Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating followed by feelings of guilt and shame. Sufferers often feel out of control during these episodes and may eat even when they’re not hungry.
Binge eating disorder can have serious consequences. It’s been linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.
If you think you may be suffering from binge eating disorder, it’s important to seek help from a qualified professional. With treatment, you can learn to control your disorder and improve your quality of life.