Roger Gould, M.D.'s MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/242532 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Emotional Eating Control: How to Stop Feeling Deprived When your body's deprived of the nutrition it needs, a signal is sent out, alerting you to the fact. Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:07:45 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1185289/Emotional-Eating-Control-How-to-Stop-Feeling-Deprived http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1185289/Emotional-Eating-Control-How-to-Stop-Feeling-Deprived 3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge Eating In a study conducted by Harvard University it was determined that binge eating is the most common eat Roger Gould, M.D. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:14:38 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1144058/3-Reasons-Why-You-are-Still-Binge-Eating http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1144058/3-Reasons-Why-You-are-Still-Binge-Eating Emotional Eating: What Your Closet Says About You "Thinking instead of eating." This is the mantra we often refer to, and work consistently on, in the Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:20:27 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1138390/Emotional-Eating-What-Your-Closet-Says-About-You http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1138390/Emotional-Eating-What-Your-Closet-Says-About-You This is Driving Your Emotional Eating, No Doubt About it Emotional eating is the single biggest cause of obesity. And doubt is one of the primary emotions dri Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:49:43 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1131226/This-is-Driving-Your-Emotional-Eating--No-Doubt-About-it http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1131226/This-is-Driving-Your-Emotional-Eating--No-Doubt-About-it Emotional Eating And The 10-Seconds That Can Change Your Life Do you conduct your life reacting to situations based on impulse? That immediate feeling that floods Roger Gould, M.D. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:25:27 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1126588/Emotional-Eating-And-The-10-Seconds-That-Can-Change-Your-Life http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1126588/Emotional-Eating-And-The-10-Seconds-That-Can-Change-Your-Life How to Stop an Emotional Eating Episode (Part 3) Once you've become familiar with your own catastrophe predictions it's time to go about debunking the Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:45:34 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1117033/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-3 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1117033/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-3 How to Stop an Emotional Eating Episode (Part 2) An emotional eating episode arises when you are confronted by difficult feelings. Feelings like lonel Roger Gould, M.D. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 23:29:40 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1100285/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-2 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1100285/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-2 How to Stop an Emotional Eating Episode (Part 1) Emotional eating occurs when you stuff down your difficult feelings with food. Facing your feelings, Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:11:44 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1091261/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-1 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1091261/How-to-Stop-an-Emotional-Eating-Episode-Part-1 How Your Feelings Keep You Fat What is it about emotions that triggers overeating? Would it not be simpler, for instance, to simply Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 21 May 2014 13:49:04 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1084329/How-Your-Feelings-Keep-You-Fat http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1084329/How-Your-Feelings-Keep-You-Fat How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Control Emotional Eating (Part 4) Your inner-critic Harriet's final accusation is perhaps her most lethal: #6 Everybody knows what you' Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 15 May 2014 17:13:28 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1079989/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating-Part-4- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1079989/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating-Part-4- How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Control Emotional Eating (Part 3) It's only when you believe that you're still a child that your inner critic has any control over you. Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:44:02 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1060132/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating-Part-3 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1060132/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating-Part-3 Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Control Emotional Eating(Part 2) There are six major accusations your inner critic (Harriet) likes to throw at you (6 weapons of perso Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:48:56 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1044892/Emotional-Eaters-How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-EatingPart-2 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1044892/Emotional-Eaters-How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-EatingPart-2 How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Control Emotional Eating For the sake of argument, let's name your inner critic Harriet. Harriet has a consistency in her nega Roger Gould, M.D. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:45:40 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/927677/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/927677/How-to-Silence-Your-Inner-Critic-and-Control-Emotional-Eating How to Stop Emotional Eating and Start Communicating We human beings are a social creature by nature. We interact with other people on many different leve Roger Gould, M.D. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:18:35 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/829395/How-to-Stop-Emotional-Eating-and-Start-Communicating http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/829395/How-to-Stop-Emotional-Eating-and-Start-Communicating Controlling Emotional Eating: Your Checklist for Success Most of our blog posts talk about the habits, challenges and symptoms of emotional eating and how the Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:26:50 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543474/Controlling-Emotional-Eating-Your-Checklist-for-Success http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543474/Controlling-Emotional-Eating-Your-Checklist-for-Success 3 Reasons You Use Food to Punish Yourself Using food as a reward is a common theme for emotional eaters. On the flip side, however, people also Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:12:23 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/511121/3-Reasons-You-Use-Food-to-Punish-Yourself http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/511121/3-Reasons-You-Use-Food-to-Punish-Yourself Putting Ambivalence to Rest There was a statement that caught my attention in a recent article from the Washington Post's "Eat, D Roger Gould, M.D. Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:56:31 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/265114/Putting-Ambivalence-to-Rest http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/265114/Putting-Ambivalence-to-Rest Successful New Year's Resolutions We all make New Year's resolutions, and often these resolutions involve weight loss. However, many of Roger Gould, M.D. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 15:02:45 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/260728/Successful-New-Years-Resolutions http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/260728/Successful-New-Years-Resolutions Quick Tips for a Happier Holiday These are hard times for everyone. Even though there is a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the count Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 16 Dec 2010 23:21:05 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/253353/Quick-Tips-for-a-Happier-Holiday http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/253353/Quick-Tips-for-a-Happier-Holiday How To Feed Insights To The Mind I think I have established clearly in previous blogs that there is a known pathway to break the emoti Roger Gould, M.D. Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:44:34 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/236129/How-To-Feed-Insights-To-The-Mind http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/236129/How-To-Feed-Insights-To-The-Mind