Posts Tagged ‘overeating’

By On August 2nd, 2016

Exploring The Link Between PTSD and Binge Eating

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect a person’s live in countless ways. Many have trouble getting proper sleep, while others struggle to interact with others in public due to their condition. What you might not know is PTSD also frequently affects a person’s eating patterns in surprising and sometimes dangerous ways. For years, researchers have…


By On July 28th, 2016

Overeating Impacts Hormone That Controls Food Intake

Overeating can be bad for you in a number of ways. Not only does it contribute to becoming overweight, overeating has also been associated with depression, social dysfunction, and can even develop into binge eating disorder over time. Researchers still don’t completely understand the biological and mental factors that can lead someone to regularly overeat,…


By On October 17th, 2015

Weight isn’t the only burden: Post-bariatric patients have higher suicide rates

“Even if you remove the burden of weight, you don’t remove the burden of disease.”     -Dr. John M. Morton, president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery A recent Canadian study found in a group of individuals who underwent weight loss surgery that they were twice as likely to attempt suicide or…


By On May 29th, 2015

Research Associates Impulsivity With Binge Eating

A new study suggests people who show high levels of impulsivity are likely to binge eat when experiencing negative feelings. According to the report published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, impulsive people may be more likely to overeat when upset because the individual is seeking the rewarding effects of food. “It’s human nature…

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