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What is Food Addiction?

What is Food Addiction?Food addiction is a psychological case; it is frequently seen today.

People who experience this type of case are constantly in the act of eating, which leads to excessive weight gain. In order to suppress the intense work pace, stress, emotional upheavals and to cope, they resort to eating. Such people are aware of what they are doing, but they cannot prevent it. Just as this case may occur during adolescence, it can also manifest itself during depression. It can be seen more in men than in women.
In food addiction syndrome, a person cannot control himself. Usually, when he is stressed and sad, this case begins to show its effect. Having noticed that he has gained excess weight, a person immediately begins dieting programs. But because he is more stressed during this period, he engages in the act of overeating again. The person feels shame and guilt from this vicious circle and becomes an introverted individual by withdrawing from the social environment. Thinking that he has not achieved anything and is powerless, he prefers to stay in the background in business life. This case, which is included in the category of eating disorders, also occurs when a person does not like the physical appearance. The person is not satisfied with their weight and physical lines and obsesses about it excessively. This obsession brings with it the act of overeating. A person who is disturbed by his body Decays into mental attacks from time to time. He can relieve these attacks by consuming excessive food. Emotional states such as irritability, aggressiveness, incompatibility with society, dissatisfaction, sexual Decency, sadness are among the reactions of this case. The person moves away from the family, experiences communication disorders with friends, and the connection with life is broken day by day. They prefer to eat alone because they don't want their family and loved ones to put pressure on them while eating.

Lack of control is the most important problem of this psychological disorder. As a person moves away from society and loved ones, he feels lonely, tired and helpless. In this case, it creates the basis for more different and serious psychological disorders. They overeat to put an end to their troubles, troubles and emotional problems caused by loneliness. They think that this action relaxes them and that everything that oppresses them will end. They constantly fantasize about food, while eating something, they make plans for what I might eat a little later. And he thinks that he absolutely needs to eat, he feels that he has to. More rapid than normal people, and if she eats a lot, if it continues to the act of eating when they're full, you eat the meals due to discomfort, asphyxiation is experiencing problems such as indigestion and, if that thought alone would be fun around the future of printing, or the environment if he wants to eat, and after eating, excessive shame, guilt, and even if you hate yourself, you could be experiencing a case of food addiction syndrome.
Food addiction is not taken into account by society. But this case can cause serious problems. It can even cause the termination of a person's vital functions. The treatment of this case differs from person to person. First, the origin of the patient's desire to overeat is investigated. Hormone tests are performed. If this addiction is not caused by hormonal functions, it is easy to treat. In other circumstances, the person's eating action can be controlled. Specialists apply a diet program to the person experiencing this syndrome. And this practice is done by dieticians.

Dietitians receive support from psychiatry during the diet program. Behavior modification therapy is performed in combination with diet. Specialists enter the treatment process by applying the techniques of control of stimuli, self-monitoring and self-reward.

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