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This Surprising Factor Puts You at Risk for Depression 

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S., impacting more than 15 million American adults each year. (It's also an issue that men struggle to talk about. Here's why.) Some of the risk factors for depression are well-known, like having a family history of the disease and going through a traumatic event.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Increased body weight causes inflammation which also drives depression.  Once you gain excess body fat, you never truly reduce the lingering inflammatory fire.  You can manage it with high-dose fish oil.  This is why high-dose fish oil (greater than 5 grams of EPA and DHA per day) is also very effective in treating depression.

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