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One or several factors might trigger and perpetuate your weight gain trend. You need to become aware of them and fix them to prevent further weight gain. Below is a list of common factors that are often overlooked by people who struggle with weight gain: 1) Hormonal disorders: Hypothyroidism: Regardless of its severity, will cause slowing of metabolism, increased cravings, weight gain, and difficulties losing weight. Thyroid Hormone excess (hyperthyroidism) can cause weight loss, but can also cause weight gain. •Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): PCOS is a hormonal disorder that affects at least 5% of women in their reproductive years. This...
Q: My struggles started about 10 years ago. I am not a healthy eater, so every couple of years I had about 5-10 pounds to lose. I would stick to the Weight Watchers points system. That was always very successful for me. In 2005, I again did the points system to lose some weight, and I didn't lose anything. After doing it for 2 months and exercising daily, I still didn't lose one ounce. I figured I'd try again in a few months. Well again, I tried about 6 months later. I didn't lose anything. About one year later I was...