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Night Eating Syndrome: Underdiagnosed and Sadly Untreated

By DrLaPuma 14 years agoNo Comments
Home  /  Child Obesity  /  Night Eating Syndrome: Underdiagnosed and Sadly Untreated
Dr John La Puma

Are you never hungry for breakfast? Do you eat over 50 percent of your daily calories after your dinner? Do you wake up at night to eat high-carb snacks?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may have Night Eating Syndrome (NES). Not just another name for raiding the fridge, or a spin-off of the low carb diet craze, or just plain sleep-walking, NES probably is related to 3 hormones: melatonin, leptin, and cortisol. It was first diagnosed in 1955, but has not been well-treated until recently. Read how below.

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  Child Obesity, Obesity and Weight Loss, Wellness and Mental Health
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