A 35-year-old female asked:
what long-term health effects will i have from eating too much high mercury fish (ahi tuna)?
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
AHI - ^ mercury: I agree with dr. Hickerson. Ahi tuna has one of the highest concentrations of mercury found in fish. There are more healthy kinds of tuna you can eat from a mecury standpoint. Yellow fin & white albacore tuna intake should be limited (no more than 3 – 6 oz servings per month). Skipjack & canned chunk light tuna have a lower amount of mercury (no more than 6 6-oz servings per month).
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What is compulsive overeating?
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Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
See below: True hunger comes from our hypothalamus after measuring our energy needs and food stores. But it tells other areas of our brain (the nucleus accumbens, caudate and putamen) to generate the hunger signal. This signal can be generated abnormally in diseases of food addiction and set off by stress, depression and various food triggers. We then eat more then we intend to.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
I love tuna fish! how long will it take for me to get mercury poison?
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Tuna Tales: Likely never, unless you consumed enormous quantities of this fish. While tuna and several other large game fish tend to concentrate mercury and several other heavy metals in their tissues, much of this can be controlled by choosing the source of your fish. Purchasing tuna from reputable countries can ensure more quality in the fish you consume. This is also true of farmed fish like tilapia.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
How do I stop overeating at night when I have to study?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Change habits: The best way that i can think of to change this habit is to go study where there is no food, like a library (hopefully they don't have vending machines). When you get home, go straight upstairs to bed without making a pit stop in the kitchen.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How can I avoid overeating and have better control?
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Podiatry 40 years experience
Insulin resistance: Today our diets are loaded with artificial sweeteners. This is what is in diet products and sugar free products. Science is now showing that theses artificial sweeteners are 10 times more problematic in spiking Insulin levels and making one hungry. We need to consume low glycemic, natural products such as green vegetables, apples, pears , berries, natural chicken, fish and purified water.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Why do I have tummyache from overeating pizza?
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Tummy ache: You can have aches from overeating most anything. With pizza, thinking of toppings used, you most likely experienced stomach distension & acidity, hence discomfort.
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