Neuroscientist Dr. Nicole Avena, author of “Why Diets Fail,” weighs in on Melissa’s compulsive relationship to sugar and what she can do moving forward.
Addicted to eating powdered kitchen cleanser!; Addicted to eating clay pots!; Deadly addiction to exercise!; Sugar junkie intervention!; Rare condition makes woman pull out all her hair!
The Doctors recommend opening up about your personal demons so you don’t have to go it alone.
The Doctors have meet a number of guests who share an uncontrollable urge to eat things most of would never dream of consuming.
In The Doctors "private obsession" special we revisit the story of Kim who says she is addicted to eating toxic kitchen cleanser.
The Doctors revisit Melissa’s sweet tooth for the ‘private obsessions’ special. Melissa said she could not stop eating sugar all day long, consuming 282-pounds of sugar every year.
The Doctors revisit Erin’s story that struck a chord with viewers around the world. When Erin came to The Doctors she was spending 8 hours every day working out and says her life was completely controlled by a need to exercise.
For over 10 Seasons, The Doctors have profiled hundreds of courageous people who’ve shared their personal challenges with everything from exercise addiction to compulsively eating things never meant for human consumption. The Doctors Special: “Private Obs
For over ten years, Kim says she has been eating and sniffing kitchen cleanser. The Doctors sent her to gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar, who found damage to her body from years of ingesting bleach and chlorine.
The Doctors send Melissa to nutritionist Dr. Melina Jampolis to see how Melissa’s extreme sugar binges may have been affecting her health.
15 million people suffer from the hair pulling disorder also known as trichotillomania. The Doctors revisit Valerie who started pulling her hair out at 12 years old.