Extract from : Diet Rehab
DIET REHAB on serotonin, dopamine, or both—are especially helpful if you struggle with emotional eating. But let’s start by finding out whether emotional eating is an issue in your life. Take the following quiz to find out.
Am I an Emotional Eater? A Quiz
Take a look at the following list. Circle every item that applies to you.
1. I have always felt guilty about eating.
If you checked one or more of the above questions, you have some form of emotional eating behavior, which probably indicates either low serotonin, low dopamine, or, in many cases, both. The interventions outlined in this chapter will help you to gradually let them go. Don’t despair — you can break the cycle and change not only the way you feel about yourself but also the way you react to difficult, unpleasant, or overwhelming feelings. If you are unable to make even slight changes or experience any major symptoms of depression or anxiety, see a mental health professional or go to my website - www.drmikedow.com - for treatment referrals.