Binge eating, compulsive eating, and emotional eating: Causes, Treatment, and Management
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How to Break the Cycle of Emotional Eating by Robin L. Flanigan, bpHope.com Feb 8, 2021 Evolutionarily speaking, we’re wired to store more body fat in the winter because that was—long ago, before Grubhub and Uber Eats—when food was scarce. These days, the winter blues (even the winter blahs) have us snacking mindlessly from stress, anxiety, even boredom. Research has shown that physical or emotional distress increases the intake of foods high in fat and sugar. Those foods diminish...
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4 Common Misconceptions about Binge Eating Disorder by Dr. Kate Craigen, Eating Disorder Hope November 22, 2017 Although binge eating disorder was officially added to the DSM-5 in 2013[1], thousands (if not millions) of people have struggled with this disorder for decades. In what may come as a surprise, binge eating disorder is actually the most common eating disorder in the United States – affecting an estimated[2] 6-8 million Americans (more than all cases of anorexia and...
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BED and Depression: The Dangers of Self-Medicating with Food by Margot Rittenhouse, Eating Disorder Hope November 5, 2017 Depression commonly occurs alongside those struggling with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and the combination of the two can have long-standing consequences. Researchers and clinicians have explored the relationship between both disorders, looking at causality, directionality, and symptomology, and have found that binge eating often develops as an avoidant coping...
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FDA Okays Vyvanse for Binge Eating Disorder by Caroline Cassels, mEDSCAPE January 30, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse, Shire) to treat binge eating disorder (BED) in adults. The drug is the first FDA-approved medication to treat this condition. "Binge eating can cause serious health problems and difficulties with work, home, and social life," said Mitchell Mathis, MD, director of the Division of Psychiatry Products in...
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ADHD Med May Offer Drug Option for Binge Eating Disorder Medscape Medical News January 20, 2015 A drug commonly used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be safe and effective in treating binge eating disorder (BED) ― a condition with no approved pharmacologic options, early research suggests. A phase 2, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group study of adults with BED showed that those who received 50 or 70 mg/day of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) (Vyvanse...
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This isn't totally relevant so I apologize, I read this book called Brain over Binge. It is about this women who basically overcame bulimia by recognizing that her urges to binge were what was causing her to over eat and binge eat and that basically it was caused by dieting. She said she recognized that she was getting false signals from her brain that made her over eat more because she created a habit with the repetitive behaviour. She talks of The Four Steps, same idea as what you mention...
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Looking back: 2009, over about ten months, lost 42kg (92.5 lbs). More than I'd ever lost. Blood pressure medication had to be raised because of it, but I thought it well worth it given how much I lost, and how easily. After that period, it seemed to lose effect. I immediately started to gain weight from bingeing. Forget exactly when, but sometime after finishing it, I mentioned to the GP nice-feeling fainting turns that I had most days. I had put them down to low blood sugar or low...
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7 Signs Your Body Image Is Bruised (and 5 Solutions) By Margarita Tartakovsky, MS November 2, 2009 In this day and age, it seems like a positive body image is a rarity. Whether you fit today’s skinny standards or wish you did, most women have issues with their bodies. Some may argue that bickering with one’s body is as old as time. We frequently hear friends and family lament about their thick thighs or pudgy middle. Personally, whether I’m with family or friends, an hour...
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In Geneen's Own Words GeneenRoth.com When I stopped dieting, it was because I glimpsed the possibility that my crazy eating was the sanest thing I'd ever done. If I didn't reject it, try to be good or measure up to an external standard of right eating or right body size, if I was curious and open about each part of it -- what I was eating, how I felt while I was eating...
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Do You engage in Emotional Eating? by Allan N. Schwartz, LCSW, Ph.D. Jul 6th 2009 Most of us fall into the emotional eating category. If you feel like saying, "no, not me," think again. From the time we are born, we gain comfort and sustenance by feeding at the breast of our mother. From then, onward, there are few things that feel as good as food. Remember, too, that, unlike alcohol, drugs, gambling, spending money, and smoking cigarettes, we cannot give up food. The term "comfort food"...
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I'm glad you found the article useful. However, I am not the author. Click on the link in the article title to take you to Science Daily. :)
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8 steps to de-stress your diet: Don't make food your social outlet or your emotional crutch Tues., June 16, 2009 The economy doesn?t have to go straight to your hips. Here are some tips on how to control stress-driven eating: Recognize that being stressed is normal, said Edward Abramson, a psychologist in Lafayette, Calif., and author of Emotional Eating. Talk about the stress with family and friends. Know that the economy is out of your hands, said Martin Binks, director of behavioral...
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Kara DioGuardi (Idol Judge) was a binge-eater ?Idol?s Kara suffered from eating disorder, music helped heal By Greg David American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi has had a rough week. Hot on the heels of gossip that she and judge Paula Abdul hate each other, that she and judge Simon Cowell hate each other, and that she is leaving Idol at the end of the season (she says all of the stories are false), comes word of her real-life struggle with an eating disorder. ?I had a kind of binge-eating...
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Monica Seles Talks About Binge Eating by Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times April 24, 2009 Tennis great Monica Seles spent 178 weeks with a No. 1 ranking, but a bizarre stabbing in 1993 during a changeover in Hamburg, Germany, forced her to leave the game for two years. She eventually won the 1996 Australian Open, giving her a total of nine grand slam titles, but she never regained the form that had made her one of the most indomitable forces in tennis. In her new book, Getting a Grip: On My...
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Welcome Sara. :tiphat:
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Thank you David, again I need to print this out in order to read it slowly. (it's been a downer day and I can't read well at present. Printing it helps me to take it in slower) For now, amastie
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Thanks Tauri, it was long overdue to be included. :) Take care, amastie
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