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According to the NHS, men and women can develop binge eating problems at any age, but they are more typical among late teens and people in their early twenties.
The symptoms include eating when you’re not hungry, eating very fast during a binge, and eating alone and secretly.
If you are receiving therapy for the condition with the NHS, it is likely to be cognitive behavioural therapy.
However, according to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence: “Your body weight is unlikely to change during your therapy because it is not designed to help you gain or lose weight.”