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Is there an eating disorder that makes you eat a lot?

Is there an eating disorder that makes you eat a lot?

Compulsive overeatin: Compulsive overeating is an eating disorder that involves compulsive, mindless overeating, without purging, and not necc. With bingeing. Bulimia involves binge eating of large quantities, followed by purging by vomiting, laxatives, water pills, or exercise abuse. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Eating Disorder (Definition)

Eating disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by abnormal eating habits and dysfunctional relationship with food. Examples of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia ...Read more


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I fart a lot.What types of food should I eat? I am a muscular 5'8 guy with no eating disorders,

I fart a lot.What types of food should I eat? I am a muscular 5'8 guy with no eating disorders,

Maybe no dairy?: A common cause of excessive flatulance can be something called: lactose intolerance. You might try omitting dairy from your diet for a week or so, and see if there's any improvement. Beans are onother source. Otherwise, you could consider getting checked out by your local medical doctor, just to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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I'm not for sure but I think I've developed an eating disorder.I do eat. But I'm taking a lot of diet pills to where I just throw up constanty. Help?

I'm not for sure but I think I've developed an eating disorder.I do eat. But I'm taking a lot of diet pills to where I just throw up constanty. Help?

GetOffPills &Go HFLC: The low fat diet, long promoted by the US government & medical disease system is not healthy. It was promoted as a theory by Ancel Keys; study "Big Fat Lies" & promoted as official US government policy by George McGovern, study "Mc'Govern's Report". For far better information, study the complex & helpful DietDoctor.com website, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Robert Lustig, Mary Enig & my answers here. ...Read more

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If your looking to address an eating disorder who do you talk too? I'm morbid obessed, i eat a lot when i'm under stress, i'm trying to address this problem but needing a direction i talk to my pcp but still no advice only medication..

If your looking to address an eating disorder who do you talk too? I'm morbid obessed, i eat a lot when i'm under stress, i'm trying to address this problem but needing a direction i talk to my pcp but still no advice only medication..

A therapist: You may need a new pcm, some aren't familiar enough or comfortable treating eating disorders to help. A counselor will, especially if you choose one who has expertise in treating eating disorders. I don't think medications are the mainstay of treatment. Counseling is a critical component of treatment. ...Read more

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Does not wanting to eat mean that you have an eating disorder?

Does not wanting to eat mean that you have an eating disorder?

Possibly: Depending on the extent, not wanting to eat can be just part of a rational desire to loose weight. However there are many physical and psychological reasons for not wanting to eat, generally referred to as anorexia. Besides eating disorders, other psychological conditions include depression, phobia about choking, stress and anxiety. But it's best to get an exam first to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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Tell me if this is an eating disorder if I eat only once a day?

Tell me if this is an eating disorder if I eat only once a day?

Once a day: Why do you do that? Probably you are having a psychological reason and it is such a disorder but sometimes it is due to financial or other reasons. It can lead to selective malnutrition. ...Read more

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I have an eating disorder. I feel guilty every time I eat. It really depresses me.

I have an eating disorder. I feel guilty every time I eat. It really depresses me.

Eating Disorder: Your Emotional Health is PRECIOUS! IT is NOT WHAT you eat It is What is Eating You! It is likely that Stresses have led to Eating Disorder. Accept yourself who you are at this time. Respect yourself for your achievements in daily life. Do not think and feel a lot about depression and “guilt” Become Captain over your eating behavior, NOT Victim See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis Therapy and Medication. ...Read more

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I may have got an eating disorder, but why can I eat so little and not even feel sick?

I may have got an eating disorder, but why can I eat so little and not even feel sick?

People with eating: disorders often have extremely high levels of denial and are out of touch with normal sensations of hunger. They seem to turn off the ability to feel pain and illness related to starvation. Contact an eating disorder clinic or psychologist who specializes in eating disorders ASAP. They will help you reconnect with your physical needs. Eating disorders are life threatening so seek help. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bulimia (Definition)

Bulimia nervosa or "bulimia" is a psychiatric disorder in which a person over eats a lot of food at one time (binging) and then vomits later to purge herself of ...Read more