binge eating disorder by asking questions about your
medical history and eating habits. Your doctor also
might do a
mental health assessment, which is an evaluation of
your emotions and how well you think, reason, and remember. If you are overweight, your doctor may also do a physical exam to rule out problems caused by obesity.
Binge eating disorder often is associated with being overweight. Your doctor
might use a tool called the
body mass index (BMI) to look at how much you weigh
compared with your height.
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November 14, 2014
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