Pagophagia

What is Pagophagia?

It is a type of PICA disorder where person craves for ice or iced drinks.He eats ice or take iced drinks throughout the day.Although the exact cause is not known but is thought to be associated with iron deficiency anemia.

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Why do i like eating ice

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It's a kind of addiction

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Why does some eat ice all the time? She says she is thirsty but wants to chew ice instead. she does this almost all day.

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Form of pica; needs investigations as suggested

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I m a 47 year old women weighting 13st 5 10 tall and have an excessive craving for ice, is it harmful to me? So far it has cause me no harm at all,...

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along with medicnes u need to take psychotherapy eversion therapy in which there is treament to get rid off this pica or habbit of eating...

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