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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)

Binge eating is a condition consisting of episodes of eating extremely large amounts of food in a short time, and may be related to feelings of ...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?

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