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What is the definition or description of: Hoarding food?

What is the definition or description of: Hoarding food?

This could be OCD: or food addiction. More info required to answer this question. Hoarding is a compulsive urge to squirrel away food, whether or not it is actually eaten later. Food addiction, like hoarding, is about modifying feelings via a compulsive act. For more about addictions (including food) see: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/addictions.html ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Hoarding Food (Definition)

or food addiction. More info required to answer this question. Hoarding is a compulsive urge to squirrel away food, whether or not it is actually eaten later. Food addiction, like hoarding, is about modifying feelings via a compulsive act. For more about addictions ...Read more


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Hoarding food in school?

Hoarding food in school?

Only in school? : If this only happens at school, it is worth looking into what in the environment that support this behavior and what changes can be made so the individual can be supported so hoarding doesn't happen. Of course, individual therapy could help the person to understand his/her behavior and learn other ways to cope. ...Read more

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Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

No: It is a rare disorder of the motor cells (control muscle) in the spinal cord that occurs in youth, progresses for several years then stabilizes. There is no treatment for it. A neurologist can counsel you further. ...Read more

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What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

Use a combination!: I would suggest a combination of vits, mineral, herbal and trace elements along with wellness, aerobic, heat as in soaking and yoga. Reflexology and related options. Acupressure. Use self-trigger point release or acupuncture. ...Read more

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Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Good for anything?: What most people with serious illnesses get from herbal medicines is worse! why would anyone spend money on unproven herbal preparations about which they know nothing. There have been numerous reports of people becoming critically ill when the stuff they were taking proved to be toxic. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

SIBO, documented?: Treatment is often offered empirically when sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is suspected. However symptoms recur when the antibiotics are gone. Is this due to underlying ibs, regrowth of bacteria (or resistant ones!), parasites, altered GI transit, or something else? Bifidobacter-containing probiotics may reduce gassiness, a xifaxan (rifaximin) trial may help, but evaluation is best pursued now. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good herbal treatment for insomnia?

Can you recommend a good herbal treatment for insomnia?

Risks and benefits: It is important to start w/ medical evaluation. Otc, herbal, and nonprescription remedies are not entirely benign and most have warnings about drug interactions, and more than short term use. Cognitive-behavioral therapy with relaxation training and sleep hygiene has been found to be more effective than meds: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/psychotherapeuticotcherbalinsomniatreatments.Asp. ...Read more

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Are there any effective herbal treatment for cataplexy?

Are there any effective herbal treatment for cataplexy?

No: Cataplexy is tougher to treat than the narcolepsy daytime treatment, and, so far, xyrem seems to be the best approach, although some patients respond to nuvigil, pro vigil, or ritalin (methylphenidate). There is no known otc treatment so far. ...Read more

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Could you recommend a herbal/ayurvedic treatment for recurring cough?

Could you recommend a herbal/ayurvedic treatment for recurring cough?

Persistent cough: Persistent coughs may be from acid reflux. It is often silent other than the cough. You can try raising the head of the bed at night, and reducing acid causing foods. I hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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