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A 18-year-old female asked:

i really need to know if i can do something to stop the food anxiety... if i need take medicine, which one?

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Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Counseling: Behavioral health to learn to modify behavior in response to anxiety is as important as medication, if not more. Medication might has a role but it is not the magic pill that fix-it-all. Various aspects has to be considered to correct this behavior disorder.

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What can be done to stop getting anxiety around food?

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Hi:i victim of amphetamin agents(crystal) in my food. Please help me to treatment.My problem is anxiety, dis concentration, ansomia, etc...Since 5 years.

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What to do about food anxiety is taking over my life!?

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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Food Anxiety: If your problem with food is persistent you probably need help from a mental health professional who specializes in treating eating difficulties. This anxiety has meaning and you need to identify its origin with the help of a professional. Have the courage to reach out and improve your health. Best

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