Does emotional eating tend to be an issue for men?

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Emotional eating can be an issue for men, just like it is for women; mindless eating may be a way to cope with feelings of stress and anxiety. Watch me discuss why it's important for men to be mindful of emotional eating.
Sudeepta Varma, MD
Psychiatry
Emotional eating can be an issue for men, just as it is for women; when men are anxious, they may eat, snack or drink more to cope with feelings they aren't addressing. Watch psychiatrist Sudeepta Varma, MD, discuss how emotional eating affects men. 

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