There are upwards of 15 million Americans who suffer from binge eating disorders that researches have claimed mimics substance dependence.
Boston University School of Medicine researchers have found experimental models that block a cellular protein, the Sigma-1 receptor, reduced binge eating and encouraged those with binge eating disorders to eat more slowly.
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Gina R. Lesako RD, LDN
SCAN Volunteer blogger
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