Eating Disorders

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about eating disorders, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.


What to Ask Your Doctor About Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

If you find yourself consuming large quantities of food and feel unable to stop even if you feel quite full, then you may have binge eating disorder or BED.

Do You Have Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating disorder (BED) is characterized by eating large quantities of food and feel powerless to stop. Those who binge eat might eat when not hungry or feel uncomfortably full. Many people with BED are overweight, however it is possible to have ...

Tips for Battling Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder can be described as compulsive overeating. Those who binge eat feel as if they can’t stop eating, even though they aren’t hungry or are full. They consume a great deal of food in a small amount of time. People with binge eating ...

6 Health Conditions Related to Binge Eating Disorder

Do you consume large quantities of food in a short period of time? Eat non-stop for hours? Eat way past the point of fullness? Eat large portions of food when you’re not hungry? These can all be signs of Binge Eating Disorder (BED). Here is how this ...

Yyvanse for Binge Eating Disorder: Pros and Cons

Vyvanse, a newly FDA-apprived drug, promises to help reduce binge eating episodes. But what about its side effects?

9 Signs Your Child May Have an Eating Disorder

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. During this week, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) wants everyone to be aware of the signs and dangers of eating disorders. All this week (from February 22, 2015 until February 28...

Eating Disorders in Older Women

While eating disorders are most often associated with teenage girls, more and more women over 50 are being diagnosed and treated.

9 Signs Your Child May Have an Eating Disorder

Addressing eating problems early can help prevent an eating disorder from developing .As a parent, what signs should you be on the lookout for in your child?

New Binge Eating Diagnosis and Treatment Plan

New diagnostic criteria are helping physicians explore the prevalence of binge eating disorder, it’s link to obesity, and how to properly treat the condition.

How to Recover From Overeating

We all know that uncomfortable feeling of waking up after a vacation or holiday after less-than-healthy eating. Feeling bloated, achy, and sluggish can happen even to the healthiest of us, but here are some tips to help you recover quickly.