Biological, psychological, and social variables interact to affect obesity and mental health.

The association between obesity and mental health is complex, involving biological, psychological, and social factors. Examining these factors' interactions:

Genetics affect obesity and mental health. Genes may regulate metabolism, fat storage, and neurotransmitter activity.

Hormonal Regulation: Leptin, ghrelin, and cortisol affect obesity and mental health.

Neurotransmitters: Serotonin and dopamine imbalances can cause mood disorders and affect appetite.

Body Image: Societal standards and expectations can affect body image and self-esteem, affecting mental health and leading to harmful eating habits.

Physical Activity: Regular exercise helps manage weight and improves mood and stress.

Obesity and mental health can interact. Obesity and mental illness may cause harmful habits and weight increase.

Effective obesity and mental health interventions require understanding the intricate interaction of these variables. Multidisciplinary techniques that integrate biological, psychological, and social variables frequently improve well-being.

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