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Medication for sleep eating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I just wondered have you ever heard of the condition called sleep eating
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   Sleep-related eating is abnormal eating patterns during the night
User :   age 38 female australia , house wife weight about 9 1/2 stone height 5'5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   i recently read about a drug called topamax , which is also used for epilepsy and miagraines, they have discovered it may help with sleep eating ,do you think it would help me
User :   sorry im a very slow typer
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   do you think my doctor would prescribe this to me , i have tried a million other things but nothing has worked
Doctor :   Topamax may be of benefit for patients with sleep eating improving nocturnal sleep, and producing weight loss
Doctor :   but u need to consult a psychiatrist for this
Doctor :   we will be able to help u out
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with

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