Binge Eating Disorder: Why Can’t I Stop Eating?

Binge Eating Disorder: Why Can’t I Stop Eating?

Binge eating disorder affects at least 2.8 million people in the United States alone. Unfortunately, many more people are undiagnosed. If you’re experiencing extreme hunger, it’s best to start out with a visit to your primary care physician. Although it’s not...
Triggers and Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

Triggers and Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is identified by frequent consumption of large amounts of food at a fast pace. Individuals eat past the point of physical comfort, usually within a two-hour window. A binge is often experienced as a loss of control. It may be followed by...
10 Surprising Facts About Eating Disorders

10 Surprising Facts About Eating Disorders

Next week, we will celebrate National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAwareness Week). This annual event intends to educate the public about eating disorders and provide hope and support to impacted individuals and their families. With a theme of See the Change,...
The Importance of Early Change in Eating Disorder Care

The Importance of Early Change in Eating Disorder Care

Early change in treatment is one of the most replicated and well-established predictors of a positive outcome in psychotherapy. In other words, patients whose symptoms decrease notably early on in treatment (roughly within the first four to eight weeks) have a better...
Gender-Affirming Care for Eating Disorders

Gender-Affirming Care for Eating Disorders

When 21-year-old author and reality television star Jazz Jennings opened up to the public about her recent diagnosis of binge eating disorder, some fans assumed that her struggles with her weight and eating habits stemmed from her identity and experiences as a...