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Depression

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With obesity, highs and lows aren't just on the scale. Researchers have found a link between obesity and depression, especially among women. Being overweight can lower self-esteem and affect social relationships, making people more at risk of depression.

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“If only I weighed less, I’d be happier.”Is this a thought that has ever crossed your mind?  It might have crossed my mind once or twice during the past two decades, just maybe.  However, I intellectually know that the two are not connected....or are they?Last week I found an article in the journal Obesity in which…

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Boost Mood with Food Art Instead of… One of the most powerful relationships many of us have is with food. …

07/14/13

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giggla, Community Member, posted depression ive been on a diet for 9 year had gestonial diabetes high blood pressure my joints are aching im servervly…

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Phat in My 40's, Health Guide, commented on Blue Hawaii Hi RedHawaii,   Welcome.  I can understand your frustration.  Although I am not very…

07/26/10

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Rena, Community Member, commented on How Obesity Can Lead to Depression      Great article!  I also struggle with depression,…

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