Functional physician Carlos Jaramillo shares seven strategies to manage anxiety about eating, especially the uncontrollable part that creates the ‘need’ to eat even when not hungry. Learn to reconnect with your body by following these tips and good habits shared by Jaramillo Education with science.
Anxiety and eating disorders
Eating disorders (TCA) are mental disorders that cause changes in the relationship with food. The most well-known eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Also, in the sixth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), it is specified that there are subcategories of eating disorders that are not so easy to diagnose, which is why they are known as underdiagnosed eating disorders.
This can include any behavior or habit that jeopardizes a person’s current and future relationship with food. This includes food cravings where you feel the ‘need’ to eat constantly even when you are not hungry.
Also, an article from Clinical Psychology Review At least two-thirds of people with eating disorders report symptoms of anxiety. In fact, anxiety is linked to the onset of all these disorders; In other words, anxiety is closely related to people’s eating habits.
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Who is Carlos Jaramillo?
Carlos Jaramillo is a doctor who has focused his professional career on creating a health model that transforms people’s lives through nutrition and good habits. Also, through functional medicine, it seeks to cure chronic diseases (diabetes, obesity, gastrointestinal, autoimmune diseases, etc.) from the root. He is the author of successful books like The Metabolic Miracle (2019), The Anti-Stress Miracle (2020), How (2021).
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