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By On November 17th, 2017

Lack of ‘feel good’ neurosteroid may contribute to depression or anxiety in anorexic or obese women

Women who live with anorexia or obesity exhibit low levels of a neurosteroid that may explain why both conditions are associated with an increased risk for depression and anxiety, according to a small study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. The study found low levels of allopregnanolone (all), which has been tied to heightened rates of…

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