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Could a Sleep Disorder Drug Treat Food Addiction?

Now that the holidays are over, most of us are probably seeing the after effects of huge holiday meals and sugar cookies. Those with food addictions have it the hardest during the holiday season with temptation at an all-time high.  There is some hope, though. A sleep disorder pill could turn everything around for the . . . . Continue Reading


Food Addiction: Not About Willpower

    It turns out food addiction has little to do with willpower. Research reveals those who struggle with food addiction have a fault in their brain chemistry. Have you ever claimed to be obsessed with a particular food? Maybe it was pizza or ice-cream. Perhaps cake is your food of choice. Regardless of what . . . . Continue Reading


FDA Approves ADHD Drug to Treat Eating Disorder

Eating disorders have already been recognized by medical professionals for some time, specifically the mental health professionals. These afflictions have been identified as a wide range of irregular eating behaviors that include: Anorexia nervosa – a form of self-starvation Bulimia nervosa – binging and purging Binge eating disorder Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) There is . . . . Continue Reading


Does Binge Watching Causes Binge Eating?

Researchers describe binge eating as eating a large amount of food in a short period of time (without a harmful purging episode). A recent study has found new evidence that suggests binge eaters are likely to experience more episodes of compulsive eating while watching television. The study was published in the January 2014 issue of Eating Behaviors, and . . . . Continue Reading


Food Engineering for Snack Addicts

Craving, it doesn’t just happen to food addicts. Almost everyone experiences the impulse to seek out and consume a favorite snack food. The big food companies have done the research necessary to keep you coming back for the next snack. Thanks to an army of chemists, physicists and even neuroscientists, all working to make sure you . . . . Continue Reading


New Drug to Treat Marijuana Addiction?

Many people still question whether or not marijuana addiction is a real problem. Some people with a substance abuse problem with marijuana are falsely under the impression that going to a drug treatment program such as rehab, you have to be using so-called hard drugs, like opiates (painkillers, heroin), cocaine, crack, or other such drugs. . . . . Continue Reading


Women: PTSD and Food Addiction Closely Linked

There has been some debate in the past as to whether food addiction and stress eating are valid afflictions, and how these can be properly diagnosed and treated. However stress eating is a very real condition. In fact a recent study has found that specifically women who suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) . . . . Continue Reading


How to Deal with Food Addiction at the Holidays

Ah…the holidays. It’s a time when we gather together with loved ones, both friends and family, to celebrate. It’s also a time that involves social gatherings that often revolve around food. And there’s a lot of symbolism around the sharing of food: abundance, love, caring, community. But if you are a food addict, the holidays . . . . Continue Reading


Is Food Addiction Real?

The American study is suggesting that some foods can be triggers for addiction as much as drugs and alcohol. This is why it’s so hard to fight the desire for so-called bad carbs like sugar. Food Addiction and Drug Addiction It is possible to stop yourself from eating but what you can’t stop is the . . . . Continue Reading


Women and Food Addiction in Drug Rehab

Food addiction among women is a common occurrence; in drug rehab, it is almost ubiquitous: women who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol very often also have co-occurring food disorders. These disorders look different in different women, but some of the most common include bulimia, anorexia, binging, yo-yo dieting and weight loss. Living with . . . . Continue Reading


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