Why am I severely obese?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

If you're extremely overweight -- meaning that you need to lose hundreds of pounds -- the explanation doesn't lie simply in your genes, food choices or habits. Your thoughts and feelings helped get you into this life-threatening state, says psychiatrist and Dr. Oz Show guest Keith Ablow, and they can help get you out.   

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