Eating Disorders

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


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 ...

By Eileen Bailey

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 ...

By Eileen Bailey

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 ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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?

By My Bariatric Life

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...

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Eileen Bailey

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?

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By My Bariatric Life

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.

By Amanda Page

Eating disorders more common in boys than thought

Body image issues and eating disorders are assumed to mostly affect women; however, a new study reveals eating disorders are more prevalent in the male population than previously thought. The research by doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital and publ...