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A Strange New Insight Into Female Obesity.

Obesity is complicated. It's commonly portrayed as a matter of self-control, but the underlying causes - psychological, physiological, and others - interact in unexpected ways, making this a very difficult condition to treat.

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Dr. Barry Sears

Most likely this is due to differences in dopamine response. It is known that obesity dampens down the reward signals from dopamine thus making pictures of appetizing food become even more appealing.

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