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How do I control my binge eating without using medications?

How do I control my binge eating without using medications?

Binge eating: Cognitive behavior approaches may improve binge eating without medication. It is important to avoid purging of any kind and to know that hunger often triggers bingeing. A cognitive therapist might recommend that you avoid getting hungry by eating a relatively monotonous diet. Overeater's anonymous helps with emotionally driven bingeing. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Skversky
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Binge Eating (Definition)

This is the essential feature of bulimia, i.e., eating vast amounts of food in short periods of time that have nothing to do with appetite, rather having to ...Read more


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How can I control my binge eating and over-exercising?

Get help: The pattern of behavior you describe is often part of a life disrupting eating disorder. Seeing a mental health professional for careful diagnosis and treatment can spare you having this condition get worse than it is. ...Read more

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What to do to control binge eating?

What to do to control binge eating?

Binge eating: Binge eating can result when the person tries to modulate mood through food. You need to develop a different relationship with food so that it becomes something you nourish -- rather than reward or punish -- yourself with. Groups like overeaters anonymous http://www.Oa.Org/ provide support and also practices that help binge eating. Depression can worsen it -- see a psychiatrist for eval ; help. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can control binge eating?

Can i tell me how i can control binge eating?

Some options: Encourage you to try a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It is free, confidential, informative, supportive, ; can be effective. You will learn about your dysfunctional relationship w food as well as finding out about healthier coping behaviors. Would see your physician to determine if there are any underlying medical conditions. Working w an addiction medicine specialist can help. ...Read more

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Is late night binge eating possibly drug related?

Is late night binge eating possibly drug related?

binge eating: It is common in people taking stimulants for add. Stimulants suppress appetite during day and makes them hungry after medication effect goes away. ...Read more

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How can I control binge eating and lose weight?

How can I control binge eating and lose weight?

Binge eating: Support groups & self-help groups such as eating do anonymous & overeaters anonymous, nutritional counseling with a dietitian, recreational activities, cognitive therapy (behaviors result from our own thoughts, not from outside influences), and medications such as orlistat, cortisol, zinc (discuss these with your doctor). ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but keep binge eating. How do I get better control?

I want to lose weight but keep binge eating. How do I get better control?

Consider: Over eater's anonymous. It is a free, confidential ; effective program. ...Read more