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    Emotions can cause people to react in many ways, sometimes including overeating. Emotional eating can cause intense cravings for food, even obsession. The treatments for any emotional eating include distraction, drinking water, relaxing, and seeking medical help when necessary. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how emotional eating is caused, how to treat it, and much more.

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