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Questions in Binge Eating Recovery (Course Q&A’s)

If you are like most binge eaters trying to end the habit, you likely have questions. Most people find it comforting to know that they aren’t the only one with a certain issue or concern. Over my years of helping binge eaters, I noticed common themes in what people asked me, and I decided that […]... Read More
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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