Overeating is more of a mental problem rather than just being restricted to physical. Usually a normal diet comprises of about 2,000 calories that are roughly divided into 4-6 meals but people who overeat tend to have almost double the calories and tend to be on the obese side. They also suffer from issues like stomach pain, gas, uneasy bowel movements and constant weight gain.
HOW IS OVEREATING DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the condition is done by a general physician with a clinical evaluation and analysis of the medical history of the affected person.
HOW IS OVEREATING TREATED?
Overeating require a comprehensive treatment plan that is adjusted to meet the needs of each patient. The goal of treatment for overeating is to help the person gain control over his or her eating behavior. Treatment most often involves a combination of the following strategies:
• Treatment includes practical techniques for developing healthy attitudes toward food and weight, as well as approaches for changing the way the person responds to difficult situations.
• Medication :
• Group and/or family therapy