Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for binge eating disorder?
You should consult a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, and Dietitian
2. Is binge eating disorder a mental disorder?
Yes, binge eating is a mental disorder where people overeat on a regular basis.
3. Can antidepressants help treat binge eating disorder?
Yes, antidepressants can help treat binge eating disorder. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Fluoxetine (Prozac) and Sertraline (Zoloft), may help reduce binge eating and also improve the mood in patients.
4. How do you stop binge eating at night?
Identifying the exact cause and triggers can help stop binging.
5. Is Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) used for binge eating?
Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) is the first and only medication approved to treat moderate to severe Binge Eating Disorder in adults.
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