Tuesday, August 4, 2020 – Episode 025

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - Episode 025
By: Carol "Rosey" Rowsemitt, PhD, RN, FNP

Whether Challenges in Weight is Biological or Psychological in Nature

  • Most of our early thoughts were that people who suffered from weight problems had psychological issues and/or a history of abuse. 
  • But we now understand more about the biology of appetite.
  • With lipedema, we know the problem starts as a biological one. But with society’s big dose of shame for weight problems, it’s hard not to develop psychological issues along the way.
  • Weight challenges are often a combination of biological and psychological factors. 
  • We need to work together to help you sort out what your challenges are