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Binge eating and feeling "violent" while eating

Discussion in 'Eating Disorders' started by Lady Bug, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. Lady Bug

    Lady Bug Let's get real Supporter

    United States
    Does anyone who has a binge eating disorder start feeling angry and almost violent while they're eating for "no" apparent reason? I get so angry that I sometimes violently stuff as much food in my mouth as possible because I'm sick of never getting satisfied. I eat and eat and eat :sigh: I get good nutrients in my diet, I'm not malnourished or anything. Most of my life I've always been a pig, but it's getting worse as I get older. Most of my life I've suffered with almost never getting a signal in the brain to stop eating. So far, doctors have not been able to figure out why.
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2018
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  2. Brotherly Spirit

    Brotherly Spirit Well-Known Member Supporter

    United States
    Few things could be the caused for eating too much. It could even be emotional, mental and physical; all of it is apart of habit. I'd start with what type of foods you eat, ensure you're getting enough fiber and low-calorie yet plentiful filling the stomach (ex: vegetables each meal). If you're eating mostly high-calorie but low-density food, it could be a cause not getting full. Also eating less such as snacking and waiting for bigger meals could be helpful, plus eating slower while chewing and between bites (ex: talking to a person or watching a show during meals).

    Just as there's a need to have positive habits physically (diet/eating), it would help to recognize mentally your emotions. Address negative emotions or thoughts, think it through before acting and consider whether it's a problem. If so, try to stay positive about yourself and the situation; when needed reach out to others. The idea is to have habits which replaces old habits less helpful or wanted (ex: praying before you eat: clearing doubts/fears and filling yourself with hope/love).
  3. Chinchilla

    Chinchilla Well-Known Member

    Insulin resistance , your cells probably starving while your body instead of feeding them is making fat for future .
    Low carb diet will solve it .
  4. Lady Bug

    Lady Bug Let's get real Supporter

    United States
    I have a feeling you are right. Who knew it would involve this kind of suffering. I was naïve :(