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Episode 19: Should You Drink Alcohol While Trying to Stop Binge Eating?

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, Kathryn discusses the affect that alcohol has on the higher and lower brain, and why drinking may make it more difficult to dismiss binge urges.  You will learn how to make a good individual decision about whether or not to have alcohol […]... Read More
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Should I Drink Alcohol While Trying to Quit Binge Eating?

     I’ve had a few people ask me about consuming alcohol while recovering from bulimia/BED, so I want to address that topic briefly here…      To resist urges to binge, you have to rely on the capability of your prefrontal cortex to inhibit urges from your lower brain. Since alcohol directly affects the prefrontal […]... Read More