Binge Eating

Why we're more likely to overeat in the evening

Is the fridge your first port of call when you arrive home from work? You deserve a delicious snack after a busy day at the office, right? Snacking …

Medicine

Inconsistent sizes on clothing tags a big deal for people with eating disorders

For people dealing with eating disorders, numbers matter.<p>Michelle Hebert-Boyd, executive director of Eating Disorders Nova Scotia, said one of the …

Nova Scotia

‘I Am Jazz’ Star Jazz Jennings: ‘I Have Binge Eating Disorder’

Jazz Jennings has opened up about the repercussions of her weight gain. She has also gushed about the challenge to lose weight in order for her to …

Entertainment

Consumer Health: Blood donation

<b>Is there a universal blood donor type?</b> <br>Ideally, blood transfusions are done with donated blood that's an exact match for type and rhesus, or Rh, …

Health

How about a world without sexual predators? Brain implant could stop them at the 'moment of weakness'

Lead author Casey Halpern said: "Imagine if you could predict and prevent a suicide attempt, a heroin injection, a burst of binge eating or alcohol …

The Brain

Eating Disorders and Depression

According to a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1995), 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for …

Psychology

Trump ‘Binge Eating,’ ‘Launched Coffee Pot Into Hallway’ And ‘Melting Down’ Since Flynn News Broke

President Donald Trump has reportedly been under a lot of stress since former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the …

Donald Trump

‘I Feel Like I’m Getting Cut Off’: Emily Program Phasing Out Some Patients

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —</b> A national eating disorder treatment center based in Minnesota is making some changes. Some patients and staff will be …

Health Care

Gene associated with binge eating discovered

Researchers have identified a gene (<i>CYFIP2)</i> associated with binge eating.<p>This finding represents one of the first examples of a genome-wide …

Molecular Biology

Less Common Forms of Eating Disorders

<b>What about the “less common” types of eating disorder?</b><p>A guide to recognizing and managing them<p>In a recent post (HERE), I wrote about how parents can …

Psychology

What Are the Signs of Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating is often something we have done at one time or another. Perhaps at a celebration or a birthday, we have continued to eat just for the …

Wellness

Table 1, DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for binge-eating disorder - Management and Outcomes of Binge-Eating Disorder

Criteria Set<p>Specific Definitions for Each Criterion<p>Criterion 1<p>Recurrent episodes of binge eating. An episode of binge eating is characterized by both …

Psychology

These 16 Psychological Disorders Are So Common, You Might Be Living With One Without Realizing It

Recent years have been successful in removing the stigma around mental disorders. They are not rare and they don't necessarily mean …

Psychology

Does Your Patient Have Binge Eating Disorder?

Have you ever had a patient say to you “I am addicted to sugar” or “I am a food addict” or “I am an emotional eater”?<p>If so, this comment should be an …

Mental Health

Just one day of overeating can affect your blood sugar control

According to new research<p>If you're someone who is a religiously healthy eater in the week but falls off the wagon a little at the weekend, we can …

Diabetes

Addicted To Food: What It's Like To Live With Binge Eating Disorder

I remember sitting at the kitchen table and looking down at my astronomy book, attempting to ignore the dozens of sweets laid out in front of me.<p>My …

Just one day of binge eating can screw with your body

You eat healthily all week.<p>Monday to Friday, you’re chomping on Buddha bowls and complex carbs like no tomorrow. You’re down the gym after work every …

Weight Loss

This Is Us Shows Why You Should Never Assume You Know What An Eating Disorder Looks Like

On last night's episode of <i>This Is Us</i>, Kate goes to an Overeater's Anonymous (OA) meeting. During the meeting, a slender woman clad in head-to-toe …

Mental Health

Uncovering the brain biology of eating disorders

Share selection to:<p>Why are some people vulnerable to eating disorders and others not?<p>There is emerging evidence it may in a part reflect brain …

Mental Health

It’s seriously hard to seek help for an eating disorder when you’re not underweight

opinion<p>By<p><b>It’s a common misconception that suffering with an eating disorder means you look skeletal, gaunt, and grey. But that’s not always the …

Mental Health

ADHD and Eating Disorders: What You Should Know

There are several coexisting, or comorbid, conditions associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – anxiety and depression among them. …

ADHD

Here’s What Just One Day of Binge Eating Does to Your Body

Is that “6-day day diet / 1-day gorge” method putting your health at risk?<p>If you eat healthy six days out of the week, you’re allowed to go crazy on the seventh, right? Not exactly: Just one day of binge eating on high fat food can mess with your body, a new study in the journal <i>Nutrients</i> …

Diabetes

The impact on your body of just ONE day of binge eating is actually quite scary

As somebody who, if I'm being completely honest, definitely ate a large pizza and then a curry on Sunday while extremely hungover, I am now quite concerned for the welfare of my body.<p>Because what I have described above is 100% binge eating, and new research into the impact of just <i>one day</i> of binge …

Insulin

Here's What Just One Day Of Binge Eating Does To Your Body

Are you putting your health at risk?<p>If you eat healthy six days out of the week, you’re allowed to go crazy on the seventh, right? Not exactly: Just one day of binge eating on high fat food can mess with your body, a new study in the journal <i>Nutrients</i> suggests.<p>In the study, researchers recruited 15 …

Diabetes

Binge Eaters Benefit From Therapy, Not Diets

Maybe failed dieters need therapy for overeating, not food restriction, argues Claire Zulkey in the <i>Atlantic</i>. She describes the cycle that many …

Food & Dining

What Factors are Found in Both Binge Eating and Bipolar Disorders?

Eating disorders combined with bipolar disorder are common. Up to 26% of people with eating disorders also have bipolar disorder. These eating …

Emotions

Breaking free from binge eating disorder

Katerina Sushko wants to help bring a message of hope to those suffering from binge eating disorder.<p>The 23-year-old has battled the illness for years …

Mental Health

Podcast: What Does Binge Eating Disorder Feel Like?

In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales discuss Binge Eating Disorder. At his heaviest, Gabe weighed 550 …

Mental Health

Binge Eating Often Goes Hand in Hand With ADD

And one drug can actually treat both.<p>Twenty-eight-year-old Toronto resident Katie James* has been binge eating since she was a child. Her mother dieted regularly, and the family had to comply with whatever fad she happened to be on. But when her mom was out, James would stuff herself with the …

ADHD

What is the secret to long-term weight loss? Study sheds light

If you're looking to lose weight and keep it off, a new study may help you to reach your goal. Researchers have now found that consistently losing …

Weight Loss