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Learn about your binge eating, including causes and common questions. Or get a personalized analysis of your binge eating from our A.I. health assistant. At Buoy, we build tools that help you know what’s wrong right now and how to get the right care.

Binge Eating Checker

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Your Binge Eating May Also be Known as:
Eating a lot
Eating more than usual

Top 2 Binge Eating Causes

  1. 1.Recurrent Depression

    Depression, once diagnosed, can often recur with new episodes. Sometimes these episodes can be similar to ones in the past, sometimes the symptoms can be different. It's good to be aware off the fact that people who had a depression before, remain vulnerable.

    You should discuss your symptoms with your primary care physician or psychiatrist. Resumption of, or adjustment to current treatment is often needed.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, abdominal pain (stomach ache), nausea, stomach bloating, loss of appetite
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Depression

    Depression is a mental disorder in which a person feels constantly sad, hopeless, discouraged, and loses interest in activities and life on more days than not. These symptoms interfere with daily life, work, and friendships.

    Contact your primary care physician to assess how urgent you should plan a visit to further discuss your symptoms. It is likely a referral to a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health professional will be given. Treatment may include counseling, lifestyle changes, and medication.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, depressed mood, anxiety, irritability, headache
    Symptoms that always occur with depression:
    depressed mood
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Binge Eating

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Q.Have you lost your appetite recently?
  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our binge eating symptom checker.

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Binge Eating Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced binge eating have also experienced:

    • 8% Fatigue
    • 5% Vaginal Bleeding
    • 5% Bloody Vaginal Discharge
  • People who have experienced binge eating were most often matched with:

    • 7% Depression
    • 1% Recurrent Depression

Binge Eating Checker

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