A 48-year-old female asked:
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how do you overcome the desire to eat when not hungry? i didn't eat dinner, i'm not hungry, but it is a struggle to not go get food.

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Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Support group: Over eating can be just as difficult to overcome as drug and alcohol addiction. Much of the same brain chemistry comes into play. Many people find support groups helpful to overcome this struggle. You might seek out celebrate recovery, over-eaters anonymous or other, similar groups for help.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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