Dr. Taz weighs in on whether or not obesity is a disease.

Obesity, like alcoholism, depression, and anxiety, is a disease.  There are definite medical patterns: hormone imbalances, neurotransmitter deficiencies and nutritional exhaustion that all contribute to obesity.  Many of my patients that are obese have underlying medical issues that need to be addressed.  I agree that there are behavior patterns that contribute to obesity, but these same behavior [...]

By | 2016-08-09T14:57:28+00:00 June 23rd, 2013|Weight + Fitness|