The Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross Show
Making conscious choices that promote and maintain vitality in all areas of your life.
Binge eating disorder (BED) affects between two and five percent (Spitzer 1993) of adults in the United States (over four million Americans) and is the most common of all the eating disorders. Up to 25 percent of overweight or obese individuals seeking treatment for obesity have binge eating disorder (Pull, 2004). This number goes up in those who are severely obese. Binge eating disorder may be as common in men as it is in women,
Maryann felt overwhelmed. Her youngest child was home sick, her boss was upset with her for missing work and her father was just rushed to the hospital. She couldn’t take one more thing happening! John did not get the promotion he had worked so hard for. His wife was expecting to be able to move into a bigger house. He had three children to support and now his doctor told him he has high blood
Millions of people suffer with food issues. They may have been diagnosed with an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder or they are overweight or obese or just confused by all the misleading information about food currently on the market. For many, these issues with food have led to disordered eating patterns that can result in other problems such as malnutrition or under nutrition, depression and anxiety, insomnia and digestive complaints.