Complications of Binge Eating Disorder

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on August 29, 2019

The poor eating habits that are common in people with binge eating disorder can lead to serious health problems. The major complications of binge eating disorder are the conditions that often result from being obese. These include:

Other complications not necessarily associated with obesity include:

In addition, depression and anxiety are commonly associated with binge eating. People with binge eating disorder are extremely distressed by their binge eating. In some cases, they will neglect their jobs, school, or social activities to binge eat. They may also experience anxiety or depression.

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SOURCE: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

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