A 24-year-old female asked:
Are cravings real or just an excuse?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
General Practice 17 years experience
Depends: Some cravings can reflect a need from our body of some specific nutrients, although most of people use that term as an excuse :).
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Psychiatry 40 years experience
Not an excuse: But often a way of temporarily alleviating underlying emotional pain. So the cravings are "real" but their source is something other, making them seem on the surface "an excuse" to sensitive outsiders.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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