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Obesity may impact on mental and emotional health


Obesity may impact on mental and emotional health

Geneva, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) A study revealed that excess weight is closely related to people´s mental and emotional health, who can suffer from depression, insecurity and low self-esteem, a specialized media reported on Thursday.

Other psychosocial damage linked to obesity include problems getting a job, falling asleep, poor sex life, social isolation, and discrimination. website pointed out that personal look, shape and weight are all-important elements in the 21st century.

Excessive weight and feeling bad creates more anxiety, we generate cortisol levels, so this sustained situation causes low moods, causing an overweight person to be worse off, with greater emotional lability which can appear with an uncontrollable burst of crying.

Sometimes depressed people tend to have a huge binge, take refuge in food; so this will cost much more when dating or socializing.

Obesity not only affects psychologically, but also socially, emotionally, and personally, experts said.


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