Study suggests binge eating can affect bipolar symptoms

07/26/2013 |

Researchers said data from the Mayo Clinic Bipolar Biobank suggest that obese patients who are bipolar may have different symptoms if they are binge eaters compared with other bipolar patients. The study found that binge eaters were more likely to have suicidal thoughts, substance-abuse problems, anxiety disorder and psychosis, while those who did not binge eat were more likely to have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and arthritis.

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