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All of us tend to overeat once in a while when we are feeling low, or when we love the food or when we are out with friends etc. However, if this persists with every meal then yes, you may have an eating disorder, or diabetes or hyperthyroidism. This is not bulimia. In bulimia the person eats a lot over a short period of time and then makes an attempt to vomit this out. You appear to have compulsive eating or binge eating disorder (BED). BED can be treated with the help of cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy. Some times it is treated with drugs. Please consult a doctor regarding this. You will in addition need to consult a psychologist/psychiatrist, a nutrition expert and a physical therapist. Take care!
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