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Generally, treatment of muscle dysmorphia relies on cognitive-behavioral therapy, counseling, or antidepressant medication. There are supplementary things you can do to help treat your condition, however. Talking to a close friend or family member about your feelings, worries, insecurities, and other relevant issues can help you regain a firmer and more realistic grasp of yourself. Interpersonal interaction this kind can also be encouraging as you go through the often-difficult process of overcoming your disorder.

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