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Can obesity lead to social anxiety?

Can obesity lead to social anxiety?

Yes: If a child is self-conscious about his/her size, then he/she may decide to avoid contact with peers, and to avoid being seen in public. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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Tips for obesity control?

Tips for obesity control?

Keep a food .: The best way to control and manage your weight is keep track of what you eat and drink, counting your caloric intake is the key. Then, this is the hard part, your take the mindset to reduce your daily calorie intake by 500 calories a day, and some extra walking will help.But, this is so logical that most overweight individuals will dismiss this advice and seek out exoensive and non productive ways. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker Dr. Baker
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Overcoming obesity (Tip)

Diet sodas are proven to increase obesity! Avoid all sodas. Have water, coffee, tea or try kombucha. ...See more

Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Overcoming Obesity (Checklist)

Limit your sugar and carbohydrate intake
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Exercise regularly
Weekly
Eat a balanced diet
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30 hazards of obesity syndrome?

30 hazards of obesity syndrome?

Many hazards: Fat around the middle in particular is associated with many adverse health consequences. It is associated with low vitamin d3, stress and inflammation. These in turn are associated with alzheimer's, sleep apnea, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, auto-immune disease, degenerative joint disease, etc. Eat 6 equal meals of healthy food, sleep, exercise, and de-stress for prevention. ...Read more

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Overcoming obesity (Tip)

Eating slowly will let your GI system send a message to your brain that it's full so you'll eat less! ...See more

Dr. Amanda Stream Dr. Stream
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Overcoming Anorexia (Checklist)

Create a meal plan designed for weight gain
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Throw away your scale, and only weigh yourself with your doctor
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Avoid exercise, other than walking and yoga
Once
Take small steps, so that you feel in control
Once
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Binge eating and obesity caused by anxiety ?

Binge eating and obesity caused by anxiety ?

It can be for some: Binge eating disorder is a way of coping with difficult feelings by turning to food. The behavior with food expresses an underlying issue, conflict or problem. Bingeing feels like “the” problem, but it is actually a “symptom” of a deeper problem or conflict, such as anxiety. Obesity is usually a result of eating too much, but that may or may not be a result of binge eating. ...Read more

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Any tips on overcoming performance anxiety?

Cognitive Behavioral: Therapy can be helpful. Repeating your performance over ; over before can be very beneficial. Preparation is often important for performance. Consider getting some coaching too. ...Read more

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Overcoming Fatigue (Checklist)

Get a full night's sleep that consists of seven to eight hours
Daily
See your doctor to investigate any medical causes
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Set a regular bedtime
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Set a regular wake time
Once
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Our 13yr old aspergers syndrome is struggling with obesity and weight loss?

Our 13yr old aspergers syndrome is struggling with obesity and weight loss?

Rather confusing: Is your aspie obese? Or is having weight loss? Do you mean your aspie is obese and has difficulty losing weight? Please resubmit. ...Read more

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Poor work history, due to poor handling of stress, nonsocial tendency and/or depression?

Poor work history, due to poor handling of stress, nonsocial tendency and/or depression?

All problems: Poor stress tolerance can lead to depression. Treatment with therapy and possible medications can help teach better coping mechanisms and increase stress tolerance. This leads to better work performance. ...Read more

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How to battle childhood obesity?

How to battle childhood obesity?

Portion control: portion control and better food choices. A sugar layden fat layden dessert is OK as a treat rarely. A fresh fruit is a healthier choice and less likely to lead to obesity. Its a matter of portion and frequency of poor choices. We need to educate ourselves and our children. Also less time on the couch and more in activity is helpful as well. Limit TV to 2 hours a day. ...Read more

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Overcoming Insomnia (Checklist)

Avoid caffeine at night
Once
Exercise in the morning instead of at night
Once
Improve your sleep hygiene
Once
Do not watch television in your bedroom
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Stress, caused by gambling addiction and family commitments?

Stress, caused by gambling addiction and family commitments?

Not sure: What the specific question is, but these are serious issues that could b helped by therapy and medication. ...Read more

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Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts (Checklist)

Talk to a trusted friend or family member about how you feel
daily
Go see your primary doctor
monthly
Ask for a referral to a psychologist or psychiatrist
once
Add a positive thought to every negative thought
3x day