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Habit of eating raw rice. Is there a natural remedy?

hi i am having a very strange habit of eating raw rice and it is now has become a drug to me everytime i finish my food i feel like chewing raw rice and i know this is a very bad habit but i sincerely want to get rid of this but in a natural way pls pls pls help me getting rid of this stupid habit of chewing raw rice or uncooked rice HELP HELP HELP
Asked On : Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Although chewing raw rice doesn't make any harm but still this is not a good habit.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ psychiatrist.
This is a sort of neurotic disease.
This can be treated by medical and non-medical therapy.
Non medical therapy includes behavioral therapy such as diversion of mind and involvement in some other task when you have increased urge for eating raw rice.
Medical therapy includes use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants.
Take care,
DR. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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