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I eat when i'm emotional. What can I do?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Stress Eating

Many people use food to deal with stress, but it does not help with stress, and in fact, may actually cause you weight and health problems.
This is usually a learned behavior. Talk with a counselor about finding other methods of stress coping that do not cause harm to your body. Finding other options will very helpful and possibly wiser solutions to your stressors and emotions.

In brief: Stress Eating

Many people use food to deal with stress, but it does not help with stress, and in fact, may actually cause you weight and health problems.
This is usually a learned behavior. Talk with a counselor about finding other methods of stress coping that do not cause harm to your body. Finding other options will very helpful and possibly wiser solutions to your stressors and emotions.
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