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How do I control overeating?
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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Adam Front
Dr. Adam Front
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In brief: Overeating....
Have to be determined the possible(s) causes.
Depression, compulsive behavior, hormones abnormalities, anxiety disorder, abnormal thyroid, psychological causes and others .Depending of your age, you can see a pcp, fp, ped, good medical history, physical exam help+ some lab test.... One way to control overeating, found the problem and receive good advise.

In brief: Overeating....
Have to be determined the possible(s) causes.
Depression, compulsive behavior, hormones abnormalities, anxiety disorder, abnormal thyroid, psychological causes and others .Depending of your age, you can see a pcp, fp, ped, good medical history, physical exam help+ some lab test.... One way to control overeating, found the problem and receive good advise.
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Seek help.
A history of depression or other emotional illness could lead to overeating secondarily.
With adequate treatment, your overeating could stop. Otherwise, adding fiber to your diet will curb your appetite and reduce the tendency to overeat.

In brief: Seek help.
A history of depression or other emotional illness could lead to overeating secondarily.
With adequate treatment, your overeating could stop. Otherwise, adding fiber to your diet will curb your appetite and reduce the tendency to overeat.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
In brief: See below
Find out why you're overeating.
See your primary care physician to help rule out anything medical. Also, see a clinical psychologist or psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders. Keep a food diary -- why eat? What did you feel before you ate? What are you feeling now? Write down even if your nibbling -- will help you monitor your food intake. Good luck!

In brief: See below
Find out why you're overeating.
See your primary care physician to help rule out anything medical. Also, see a clinical psychologist or psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders. Keep a food diary -- why eat? What did you feel before you ate? What are you feeling now? Write down even if your nibbling -- will help you monitor your food intake. Good luck!
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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