chronic hedonic hyperphagia

Chronic Hedonic Hyperphagia Causes Eating for Pleasure

Posted on 05/30/2013 by |Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthAre you overweight? If so, you may be one of the millions of people around the world who are plagued with chronic hedonic hyperphagia. If this is the first time you’ve heard this term, you aren’t alone. Until April 2013, ordinary folks—indeed, even members of the medical community—were generally unaware of this syndrome. In research presented at the 245th meeting in New Orleans of the American Chemical Society (the members certainly meet a lot, don’t they?), Tobias Hock, PhD, explained …