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There are 7 possible causes of poor self esteem, weight gain

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

1

Obesity

Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person

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PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms that occur in the weeks before a woman starts her monthly period.

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Depression Overview

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause extreme and persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. Depression type largely determines what kind of medical treatment is best.

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4

Dysthymia

Dysthymia is chronic depression with recurring symptoms of sadness and hopelessness lasting for several years. It is not characterized by acute depressive episodes but by an ongoing depressed feeling. Dysthymia is mos...

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression affects as many as 13 percent of new mothers. In the U.S., that's half a million women. Learn about symptoms, causes, risks, and more.

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6

AIDS

HIV causes progressive failure of the immune system, making the body far more susceptible to infections and cancer.

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood, from mania to depression. In mania, a person may feel extremely excited, impulsive, euphoric, and full of energy. Depression might brin...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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