Aaron Flores is a dietician and health at every size, body trust and intuitive eating advocate who works with individuals with eating disorders, including males. While eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder often are seen as affecting mainly women and girls, studies show that men and boys are also impacted. Binge Eating Disorder, in particular affects males almost as much as it affects females. In this podcast, you will learn: 1. How
This is the third and final part of our series on RDS. In Episode #112 and #114, I discussed what RDS is and how it could impact your eating behaviors as well as what caused RDS and how sugar addiction that you’ve read about is related to RDS. In this episode I will be discussing what steps you can take to heal your brain from RDS and that will positively affect your recovery from food
In episode #112 I talked to you about Reward Deficiency Syndrome – what is and how it may contribute to food addiction, emotional eating or binge eating. In this episode, I will discuss the causes of dopamine depletion or reward deficiency syndrome. I will also talk about how having RDS can affect your preferences for certain foods, cause cravings and lead to unwanted eating behaviors. In this episode, you will learn: 1. What causes
Trauma has been show to increase the risk for eating disorders and addictions. There has been much research showing that early childhood trauma can really change a person’s life trajectory – causing problems with learning, attention, memory and the ability to regulate emotions. Despite these traumatic experiences, individuals with trauma are able to live healthy, successful and fulfilling lives. Healing the trauma is key to healing addictions, eating disorders and other mental health issues.
You may never have heard about RDS but it may be critical to understanding why your food and body image issues are so difficult to heal from. If you have binge eating, food addiction or emotional eating, you may have a genetic risk for RDS or early childhood trauma may have increased your risk for RDS. In this podcast, you will learn: 1. What is reward deficiency syndrome? 2. How can I tell if