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Overeating

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I encourage you to: Investigate a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It can be effective. Evaluation by your physician would also be appropriate.
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek help.: A history of depression or other mental illness could lead to overeating secondarily. With adequate treatment, your overeating could stop. Otherwise ... Read More

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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Eat! But eat smart.: It's not just number of calories but also composition of those calories. Carbohydrates tend to get burned up quickest, although you can choose healthi ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Front
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to co ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek help.: A history of depression or other mental illness could lead to overeating secondarily. With adequate treatment, your overeating could stop. Otherwise ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
9 years experience Family Medicine
Overeating....: Have to be determined the possible(s) causes. Depression, compulsive behavior, hormones abnormalities, anxiety disorder, abnormal thyroid, psychologic ... Read More
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Find out why you're overeating. See your primary care physician to help rule out anything medical. Also, see a clinical psychologist or psychotherapis ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Front
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to co ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Too Much Weight Gain: In general, people are overeating if they are gaining exessive amounts of weight. If you are taking in more calories than you need, you will gain weig ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
42 years experience Psychiatry
Join OA or therapy: Overeaters anonymous, is a self help group, which may be helpful. If you are eating for emotional reasons, your mind will never be satisfied. It is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
35 years experience Prosthodontics
Seek help: If you are know that you are overeating and you can not control it you need help. Talk to a close friend or family member about your difficulty. If t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Overeating: Over time overeating causes excess weight gain and this can lead to death due to the numerous medical issues that can arise from cardiac, kidney, to d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Behavioral change: For long-term control, slowly reduce the size of meals with portion control. Replace high calorie foods with lower calorie foods. Do away with sugar s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Eat! But eat smart.: It's not just number of calories but also composition of those calories. Carbohydrates tend to get burned up quickest, although you can choose healthi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Nothing: It needs to come from her after explanation.

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