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What is the name of the condition where children have the constant desire to eat, eat, eat?
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David Miller
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In brief: Prader-Willi
Prader-willi syndrome is caused by a mutation on chromosome 15.
It causes the patient to eat almost non-stop and, as a result become excessively overweight. They also often have learning disabilities and other developmental delays.

In brief: Prader-Willi
Prader-willi syndrome is caused by a mutation on chromosome 15.
It causes the patient to eat almost non-stop and, as a result become excessively overweight. They also often have learning disabilities and other developmental delays.
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Dr. Ron Jones
Definitely not to belittle the syndrome, but I think I may have the adult non-genetic version. RJ
In brief: Bulimia
Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder. People with bulimia nervosa may binge and purge, eating large amounts of food and then force themselves to vomit or do excessive exercise.

In brief: Bulimia
Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder. People with bulimia nervosa may binge and purge, eating large amounts of food and then force themselves to vomit or do excessive exercise.
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