Our expert says:
In some cases food addiction is caused by underlying physical problems such as insulin resistance or diabetes or a brain tumour, so the first step is always to have a medical examination to exclude such causes. If you are given a clean bill of physical health then it is important to also have a psychological assessment to determine if you are using food as a crutch or a reward or a refuge or if you are reverting back to conditioning learned as a child. Ask your gp to refer you to a clinical psychologist who specialises in eating disorders.
I do hope that you will be able to eliminate this food addiction.
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