Binge Eating Disorder

Fighting My Eating Disorder In Ramadan

Habiba Khanom | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Habiba Khanom

For those of us who also come from a past of binging and purging, this can be a very overwhelming time. It is inevitable to be ravenous after 18 hours of not eating or drinking anything, so when it is time to eat, even non-eating disorder sufferers can end up binging. It's what our bodies do. After months of trying to stop this behaviour, do I want to revert back to it?

10 Things Not To Say To Someone With An Eating Disorder

Sophie Mei Lan | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Mei Lan

Nice compliments sadly won't cut it, when it comes to getting better. I'm trapped in a glass box and I can still see all the wonderful things in the world, but I just can't touch them yet. Mental health isn't selective and you never know what's actually going on for a person.

Why EFT for Weight Loss Failed Me

Sunita Pattani | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sunita Pattani

Today I am a psychotherapist and EFT/Matrix practitioner. I would be the first to advocate the effectiveness of EFT. The tools itself is excellent, but I believe that practitioners that specialize in weight-loss need to have some understanding binge eating disorder. Obviously not everyone that walks into your practice with fall into this category, but still it helps to 'be in the know'.

Study Uncovers The Best Treatments For Binge-Eating Disorder

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with binge-eating disorder can be best helped with talk therapy or medication, according to a review of studies on the subject. Binge eating ca...

Loose Women's Nadia Opens Up About Eating Disorder

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Nadia Sawalha has opened up about suffering from a binge eating disorder, revealing that she attends Overeaters Anonymous meetings. The ‘Loose W...

This Is The Second Most Common Eating Disorder In The UK (But You Probably Haven't Heard Of It)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

'Bingeing' is a term that's thrown around loosely in society. We binge on booze and Netflix without batting so much as an eyelid. But for a small port...

Living With Binge Eating Disorder

Sophie Blyth-Bristow | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Blyth-Bristow

Persistently eating too much or too little can be symptomatic or indicative of an eating disorder, but what many people don't appreciate is that food is just one factor in an eating disorder. While they're characterised by disordered eating habits, ultimately eating disorders are serious mental health illnesses.

Binge Eating: The 'Forgotten' Eating Disorder That Is More Common in Men

Sam Thomas | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Thomas

The illness is characterized by compulsive, out-of-control episodes of eating followed by shame, guilt and depression has long been underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed. BED can be perceived 'less serious' than anorexia and bulimia, therefore diagnosed as Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS).

How To Spot The Signs Of An Eating Disorder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle caught up with b-eat, the world's largest eating disorder charity, to find out how to spot the tell-tale signs of the condition....

Binge Eating Over the Holidays: What Men With Binge Eating Disorder Are Up Against

Spyroula Spyrou | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Spyroula Spyrou

The one thing that is constantly present across all of these functions is food. As a result a lot of people overeat, binge eat and gain weight over the holidays. Yet, this time of year is not only difficult because of the abundance of food but also due to emotions.

How to Avoid Bingeing During the Festive Season

Sunita Pattani | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sunita Pattani

Not so long ago, these dark evenings covered up a darker secret of mine, a secret that would sometimes invoke panic as these festivities drew closer, a secret that often robbed me from experiencing life to the fullest. A secret known by the name of binge eating disorder.

Practical Tips for Recovery From an Eating Disorder over the festive season

Annemarie Louw | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Annemarie Louw

Where others are thinking of the visits with family and friends around drinks and snacks, Minced Pies, Fruit Cake, and of course the Christmas day meal at a table laden with indulgence of every kind, people in recovery from an eating disorder (ED) are dreading these occasions.

Binge Eating Disorder and Men

Spyroula Spyrou | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Spyroula Spyrou

I hope with explicitly describing what a binge episode is, I have managed to explain how Binge Eating Disorder might look like for most people, yet not all of them.