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    Depression/Anxiety linked to Obesity
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    Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Increased appetite and decreased physical activity are common symptoms of depression that lead to weight gain, while the stigma associated with obesity may lead to depression.

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    jean4u responded:
    I read the article. I didn't think of myself as being depressed. But I was sleeping and napping way too much. Over-eating. Process foods and carb-loaded foods were what I craved and ate. Very few fresh fruits and veggies. Almost non-existent exercise.

    I think my lifestyle was creating a self-imposed depression.

    It wasn't until just recently that I even considered that I had been depressed. That is why I feel changing to a healthy eating and exercise lifestyle is so important to maintain positive mental health as well as positive physical changes.

    Barb Jean


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