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i'm obsessed with eating. i eat constantly whether i'm hungry or not hungry. i've tried all the tricks, such as drinking a lot of water with lemon and such to get me somewhat full to eat smaller portions...it never works. i'm an eating machine. how can i

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
See physician: First, see your physician for an evaluation of this problem, and to check your overall health. Also, you can attend overeater's anonymous, which offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating. It is 12-step in nature, and there are no dues or fees. I have patients who have benefited greatly. You can find meetings in your area by checking this web site: http://www.Oa.Org/ good luck!

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