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I can't curve my appetite. Im a food addict. I eat just to eat. I don't have a shut off switch in my brain. I can't take it anymore. What can I do! ?
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Food Addiction
You may want to consider an addiction program that specializes in food addiction, while you are working with the bariatric specialist.
You may not need surgery if you can find the emotional and or physical causes for the addiction, and get these treated. If you behavior is addictive this may be the answer you are looking for.

In brief: Food Addiction
You may want to consider an addiction program that specializes in food addiction, while you are working with the bariatric specialist.
You may not need surgery if you can find the emotional and or physical causes for the addiction, and get these treated. If you behavior is addictive this may be the answer you are looking for.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Food addict
Have you ever heard of overeaters annonymous? Try that, it's a support group.
There may be a medication that could help. You should get checked for diabetes and a thyroid condition by your physician.

In brief: Food addict
Have you ever heard of overeaters annonymous? Try that, it's a support group.
There may be a medication that could help. You should get checked for diabetes and a thyroid condition by your physician.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Www.asbp.org
Go to the asbp website and find a board certified bariatric specialist in your area.
This physician is a specialist in addressing your issues and can formulate treatment directly addressing your issues.

In brief: Www.asbp.org
Go to the asbp website and find a board certified bariatric specialist in your area.
This physician is a specialist in addressing your issues and can formulate treatment directly addressing your issues.
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
great answer.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: There are meds
Evenothers and more have just ben approved, yet, meds may only be a part of the solution. Counseling and/or 12step programs may be helpful to help find ways to adress stress and triggers and find other ways to cope.

In brief: There are meds
Evenothers and more have just ben approved, yet, meds may only be a part of the solution. Counseling and/or 12step programs may be helpful to help find ways to adress stress and triggers and find other ways to cope.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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