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Physiological Cause Behind Anxiety

By Nabta Team

While the effect of obesity on blood pressure and the predilection for heart disease is well known, obesity also wrecks havoc on your mental health. A new study found that women who have a larger waist-to-hip ratio are more to develop anxiety.Waist-to-hip ratio is another way to figure out if you’re obese; measure your waist circumference and your height and if your waist circumference is more than half of your height – you’re obese.

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Association of anxiety with body mass index (BMI) and waist to hip ratio (WHR) in medical students

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