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My friend eats food in secret. Is it an disorder?
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
In brief: Could be
If it isnt one yet- it sounds like its on the way to becoming one.
I would be concerned about bulimia. They would be the ones to hoard food in private and vomit. It might be time to see a psychologist and find out why she feels the need to behave as she is doing so. Catch it early before it become a serious problem.

In brief: Could be
If it isnt one yet- it sounds like its on the way to becoming one.
I would be concerned about bulimia. They would be the ones to hoard food in private and vomit. It might be time to see a psychologist and find out why she feels the need to behave as she is doing so. Catch it early before it become a serious problem.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Paul Kim
Family Medicine
In brief: Maybe
Eating food in secret is more likely to represent a disorder if the person is too heavy or too thin and it is also affecting his every day activities.
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In brief: Maybe
Eating food in secret is more likely to represent a disorder if the person is too heavy or too thin and it is also affecting his every day activities.
...
Dr. Paul Kim
Dr. Paul Kim
Thank
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