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How can you stop binge eating and regain health without the extra weight?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 54 years experience
Counseling first: Counseling with a counselor who is skilled at treating eating disorders is in order.A psychiatric eval may also help to see if there are emotional issues underlying the eating disorder. Depression, abuse, paranoia, traumatic losses or injuries, severe anxiety, marital, work or financial issues can all contribute to binge eating. Solving that should keep weight off." non-fattening" meds may help.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Binge eating?: U need to see a mental health professional for evaluation and treatment.

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Last updated May 6, 2016

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