You may develop psychological and physical problems related to binge eating.

Complications that may be caused by binge-eating disorder include:

  • Feeling bad about yourself or your life
  • Poor quality of life
  • Problems functioning at work, with your personal life or in social situations
  • Social isolation
  • Obesity
  • Medical conditions related to obesity, such as joint problems, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and some sleep-related breathing disorders

Psychiatric disorders that are often linked with binge-eating disorder include:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Substance use disorders
April 09, 2015