How to Treat Rumination Disorder?

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I have had this for about 2 years. I have tried many times to stop it, but all failed. What can I do?

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It won't go away on its own. You first need to go to a doctor for a full checkup. They should send you to a psychologist who specializes in eating disorders to find out why you do it. This is a very complex problem. Good luck.
Rumination syndrome is a condition in which people repeatedly and unintentionally spit up undigested food from the stomach, rechew it, and then either reswallow it or spit it out.
Symptoms include effortless regurgitation, typically within 10 minutes of eating, a feeling of fullness, bad breath and nausea.
High-resolution esophageal manometry and impedance measurement are used to confirm the diagnosis.
Some people with rumination syndrome may benefit from treatment with medication, such as proton pump inhibitors.
I'm really struggling with ruminating my food. I can't seem to stop. I do it after every meal and my teeth are really bad now because of all the acid.
The simplest and most effective treatment is diaphragmatic breathing training. It involves learning how to breathe deeply and relax the diaphragm.
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