(HealthDay News) -- Binge eating involves eating large amounts of food very quickly, and having no apparent control over this behavior.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases mentions these potential risks of binge eating:
- Possible depression, and missing out on responsibilities and social activities in order to binge eat.
- Increased stress.
- Increase in suicidal thoughts.
- Difficulty sleeping.
- Headaches, joint problems, digestive problems, muscle pain and issues with menstruation.
- Weight gain.