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Do overweight people suffer from depression

Do overweight people suffer from depression

I have been overweight ever since my first baby but when I wasn’t overweight I didn’t have depression

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

FYI if you are not sleeping enough sometimes you will gain weight. Also, it takes time to lose weight after having a baby. The hormone need to readjust.… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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Saxenda. Is it available in Canada

Saxenda. Is it available in Canada

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Yes it is. However you have to get it by perscription from a medical proffesional such as a Nutritionist, Dietician.

edited, originally posted 2 months ago
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Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)

Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)

I had the surgery and after a bit I was doing great then my weight started to come back and now I am bigger than before and can't even look in the mirror and I think about my weight all the time and now I am going back to the doctor that did my surgery to see something happened to my sleeve because now I find Iam hungry all the time

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I had my surgery back in 2009, i lost a lot of wieght to the point my family was scared for me and i ended up in the hospital with a lot of health… read more

posted 5 months ago
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Overcoming the rut

Overcoming the rut

So as we all go down this road known as obesity together, to those of you who go to the gym like I do. My question is this. When you get in a rut (we all get there) what do you do to motivate yourself to get out of the rut?

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Linjean, i know the feeling i cant seem to lose down past 348. Ive cut out sweets and soda. I am working out 3 days a week. Doing as much as i can do.… read more

posted 5 months ago
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Does anyone get angry over weight?

Does anyone get angry over weight?

I have more desire to lose weight than I can express. Yet, some of my disability keeps me from doing things that can help me shed that weight. I want to go on a supplement, but all of them require exercise.. I can't exercise because of my Dystonia. I get so angry because I KNOW all the right things to do, but I can't do them! How do you deal with the war going on in your head over weight issues?

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

From everything I have read, most studies haven't really went into other conditions. They tend to stick with Dystonia as the primary issue or a… read more

posted 5 months ago
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Exercise

Exercise

I have a seizure disorder that makes me forget to exercise what can help me to remember to exercise? Does anyone have any ideas?

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Thanks that's a good idea

posted 5 months ago
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Lap band? Should I do it or not?

Lap band? Should I do it or not?

I've been stuggling with my weight for years and hasn't changed and am going to my endocrinologist about my option with the lap band also my current weight is 250lbs my long term goal I want to weigh is 150lbs

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I also have been considering surgery. I'm unsure which is the best

posted about 1 month ago
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How many see a dietican/nutrionist monthy?

How many see a dietican/nutrionist monthy?

I see my nutritionist/dietican to help keep me on track biweekly

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I have an appointment next week with one. I know how to make a balanced meal but I'm hoping sitting down with her will help me actually do it. I crave… read more

posted 5 months ago
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Emotional eating verses hunger

Emotional eating verses hunger

Has anybody experienced emotional eating verses actual hunger? I have battled eating disorders all my life so the 2 seem to go hand in hand for me

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I constantly catch myself wanting or trying to find something to eat when I feel down, stressed, or anxious.

posted 3 months ago
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