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  • Binge eating disorder is a serious mental health condition.
  • It affects people of all ages and from all backgrounds, and is the most common eating disorder in Australia.
  • People with binge eating disorder regularly eat large quantities of food in a short timeframe. They feel unable to stop themselves from eating.
  • People with binge eating disorder may be overweight or obese, but being overweight or obese does not mean you have binge eating disorder.
  • Understanding the warning signs and symptoms, and seeking help as soon as possible, will help your recovery.
  • You can recover from binge eating disorder with the right help and commitment.

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Reviewed on: 19-11-2019