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How Do I Stop Overeating At Night When I Have To Study
Change habits: The best way that i can think of to change this habit is to go study where there is no food, like a library (hopefully they don't have vending machines). When you get home, go straight upstairs to bed without making a pit stop in the kitchen. ...Read more
Join OA or therapy: Overeaters anonymous, is a self help group, which may be helpful. If you are eating for emotional reasons, your mind will never be satisfied. It is important to distinguish bad habits (i.e. Eating in front of the tv, boredom, sugar addiction) from emotional causes. Get support in your quest to acquire healthy habits relating to food. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to control it more. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Anyone with a desire to stop compulsive eating is welcome. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Moderation: I wish it was easy just to not eat! some tricks are to use smaller plates and bowls. Make sure that the different parts over your meal do not touch each other on your plate. Also, don't deprive yourself. Eating a small amount of something you love will keep you from feeling deprived and keep you from gorging on it later when your will power gives out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can help a lot.: Help him feel good about himself, and about how much better he'll feel if he takes great care of himself. If mood/anxiety are issues, treatment with meds can be helpful. If lack of success is a factor, seek practical self-improvement steps +/- therapy. Most important: learn to prepare fresh, healthy, tasty meals with moderate portions - make this fun for both of you -- gourmet cooking is "in" now. ...Read more
Counseling.: Truth be told, overeating sometimes hides a primary psychological issue, such as depression. You may want to encourage your sister to seek counseling to elucidate the cause of her overeating. If she's just gluttonous, then emphatically point out the error in her ways and provide her with support and encouragement to change. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to lose weight, but i have problem that I can't stop overeating sweets, brad, potato and so on. I think I'm addicted. What can I do?
I am too! Try this--: I assume you're dieting. If so, you're not unique--most of us want what we can't have! Exercise (walk the mall, bike riding a paved trail) should distract you and burn calories. Devoting time to a passion may help. Cheating on your diet twice a week will help you feel less deprived, but make up for it the next day. Research fun low-cal recipes. Or, eat anything you want just in small portions. ...Read more
Getting started: Overeater's anonymous is a 12-step organization focused on dealing with people's unhealthy relationships with food. People often use food and overeating to numb emotional pain, and through oa, other ways of coping and living can be learned. http://www.oa.org/ also dr. Michelle may has developed a program called "am i hungry?" -- http://amihungry.Com/ both helpful for my patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appetite and Brain: The hypothalamus, at the center of your brain, is one area that drives appetite for food. The hormonal changes of your period are driven by the hypothalamus and pituitary, but may be affected by these same hormones. Depression, stress, activity can all affect your appetite, either to increase or decrease it. Increase in appetite may be your response to your hormone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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