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How to stop binge eating (forever)?

How to stop binge eating (forever)?

Recovery is possible: BED is way of resolving a internal conflict through physical action. People think they are triggered by food but actually are triggered by emotions that lead to bingeing. They binge to numb, distract or comfort themselves. To stop, you must seek treatment to identify what's eating "at" you instead of focusing on what you're eating, and find new ways to respond to yourself. Recovery is possible ...Read more

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How can you stop binge eating?

How can you stop binge eating?

Seek help: It is not the act of binging eating that you need to control.There is some underlying reason that you have to try and deal with. This can only be done with help from other people. Talk to someone that you trust about your life and what you feeling and try and unwind the driving agents.Doing this with a professional counselor will accelerate the process.You are damaging your body, seek help. ...Read more

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How can you stop binge eating after work?

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How can you stop binge eating after work?

Binging/purging: Even with professional help, it is a slow process of recovery. A trained professional can help you explore the dynamics behind the behaviors, instead of just treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to stop compulsive gambling?

How to stop compulsive gambling?

Big picture: Dr. Fowler's advice to attend a 12 step group is very good. Your physician can offer medication that in low doses may abolish the craving. I would also urge you to think of the people who love you, and who you love. Compulsive gambling is one of the most common factors leading to suicide. Think of how much you have to live for. Let love give you strength to do what you must in overcoming this. ...Read more

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How can you stop myself from binge eating?

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How can you stop myself from binge eating?

Binging/purging: Even with professional help, it is a slow process of recovery. A trained professional can help you explore the dynamics behind the behaviors, instead of just treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

Binge eating: 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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How can I stop food obsession?

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Food: Try to find a substitute, something else to obcess about. ...Read more

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How to discipline myself to stop eating junk?

How to discipline myself to stop eating junk?

Food plan: It is important to develop a healthy food plan making sure to eat adequate amounts of healthy food thru out the day so you don't set yourself for making unhealthy choices. You should have healthy snacks easily available in small predetermined amounts and limit any "junk" or unhealthy foods to a small amount 1-2 times a week. If you eat healthy 80% of the time a dessert or snack is ok occasionally ...Read more

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How do I stop compulsive eating on a binge?

How do I stop compulsive eating on a binge?

Many: Avoid buying these foods or keeping them readily available. Keep your stomach full of healthy things like fruits and vegetables. Drink water. Stress reduction and exercise. ...Read more

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How to stop eating?

How to stop eating?

We all need to eat: to live. Are you bingeing? Over eating? Consider becoming part of Over Eater's Anonymous. It is free. You will obtain automatic support with education. ...Read more

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How can I stop the compulsory eating habit?

How can I stop the compulsory eating habit?

Treatment.: You have to get to the underlying cause. Get a physical and see a psychologist. It may be due to an medical problem, so it needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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How can you stop anorexic behavior?

How can you stop anorexic behavior?

See a specialist: There are a lot of specialists in anorexia. They can work with you from a variety of perspectives like behavior therapy and/or cognitive therapy. Reading is also valuable. There are great books out there on anorexia and learning to manage the disorder and behavior, like decoding anorexia: how breakthroughs in science offer hope for eating disorders. ...Read more

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How to stop eating safely?

How to stop eating safely?

Eat healthy: Eat healthy food (fruit, vegetables) when hungry & stop when hunger is gone. Avoid fast food & try to cook meals for yourself. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do to stop binge eating?

What to do to stop binge eating?

Mutual Support: Try attending a meeting of Overeaters Anonymous, many patients find the support here helpful and life-changing. ...Read more

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How to stop buying binge food?

How to stop buying binge food?

A List: Go shopping with a list - stick to it. Also eat before shoppping. ...Read more

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How can I stop binge eating everyday?

How can I stop binge eating everyday?

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but, one day at a time, there is recovery. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Oa is not just for binge eaters, many with anorexia or bulimia find help there as well. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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How can someone overcome binge eating and food obsession?

How can someone overcome binge eating and food obsession?

With treatment: You may have an eating disorder which needs treatment -- see your physician to get started. Many people purge also, through vomiting, laxatives, and diuretics, etc, increasing the danger. You need a full evaluation so you get the most appropriate help and therapy for your problem. There's also a 12-step group called overeater's anonymous which has been useful for many. http://www.oa.org/. ...Read more

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How do I encourage myself to stop eating unhealthy food?

How do I encourage myself to stop eating unhealthy food?

Think carefully: Everytime you go to eat something that is unhealthy. Your willpower must overcome your cravings. ...Read more

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How can you stop overeating & "binge" eating?

How can you stop overeating & "binge" eating?

Look into treatments: Psychotherapy may help you understand why you binge eat. I would stick to a very healthy diet without additives. Topirate can cause you to lose your craving for food and create a feeling of fullness. Average weight loss is 23 pounds. Other products that you can look into include green coffee bean extract, ashwaganda and raspberry ketones. Check out www. Lef.Org for great articles on these topics. ...Read more