More than just overeating, binges
occur when people lose a sense of control over their eating habits.
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Now, an analysis of binge
drinking as either a predictor or outcome of unemployment has found that binge
drinking among women seems to have a significant association with long-term unemployment.
PENSIONERS who binge
drink twice a month increase the risk of serious mental decline by 147%, and are 149% more likely to have the poorest memory function.
Obesity, which occurs most often from overeating patterns directly associated with binge
eating, is a complex phenomena, and the etiology of the disease is not quite clear.
Out of control" binge
eaters may benefit from the Alzheimer's drug memantine, according to new research suggesting that the drug significantly reduces the frequency and severity of binge
episodes, although it does not seem to induce weight loss.
It is interesting to point out the clear tendency to describe eating binges
solely in terms of the large amount of food eaten.
Note: The method of determining frequency differs from that used for bulimia nervosa; future research should address whether the preferred method of setting a frequency threshold is counting the number of days on which binges
occur or counting the number of episodes of binge
In contrast, binge
drinking in the last trimester of pregnancy was not associated with the likelihood that an infant was small for gestational age, but heavy alcohol consumption at this rime was associated with sharply elevated odds (4.
Episodes of binge
drinking, defined as having five or more drinks in a sitting, increased 17 percent among all adults between 1993 and 2001, and shot up 56 percent among 18- to 20-year-olds, the telephone survey found.
Professionals emphasize that the key to treating binge
eating is to discover why the sufferer binges
and then address those problems in a holistic manner.
She says she would often go on eating binges
to feel better, knocking off a dozen doughnuts or consuming large amounts of ice cream.
her team will report that daily treatment with another brain-opiate blocker reduced the number and intensity of binges
in all but one person.
By contrast, binge
eating disorder, a condition in which individuals experience frequent uncontrolled eating binges
without purging, afflicts 3.
And the more alcohol those binges
involved, the greater the likelihood of sexual assault.