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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Is there any help I can get with a food phobias

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Is there any help I can get with a food phobias
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi--can you tell me exactly what the problem is please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I don't eat any fruit or veg since I had a fit when I was little
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
A fit? And what do you eat now?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I had several convulsions when I was younger up until one in particular that I had at school I was fine with fruit and veg ever since I cant even stand on the plate. mainly my diet consists of meat and potato I don't eat rice I will eat pasta bread
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK--have you had any therapy for this Hannah?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No I've spoken to the go numerous times over the years and they just say not to worry and I do need to try to eat healthy but it's not that I don't want to
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
So how exactly can I help you with this Hannah?

And do you take vitamins?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is there any help available to over come a food phobia. No I don't take vitamins
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Yes there is--it's called cognitive behavioral therapy and it would be very effective for your problem. You need to see a clinical psychologist that specializes in CBT
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