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64 Possible Causes for Obesity after Puberty

  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

    Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is a genetic syndrome characterized by broad thumbs and big toes, growth retardation, mental deficiency and dysmorphic facies. We report the association of Rubinstien-Taybi syndrome with congenital hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypogonadism

    Hypogonadism may occur before or after puberty, at any age.[symptoma.com] However it is most common in men over the age of 65 years.Those who are obese or have type 2 diabetes are at higher risk. How is it diagnosed?[symptoma.com]

  • Obesity

    […] epidemic may lead to an increase in the number of young adults with severe asthma since obesity is a predictor of unremitting asthma after puberty 44 and worse asthma control[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and it is now recognized that a causal relation may exist between them. 40 – 42 The association between asthma and obesity is particularly worrisome in children. 43 The obesity[doi.org] . 45 Conflicting results regarding the nature of the association between obesity and asthma may be attributed to different study designs 46 and misclassification of wheeze[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lipedema

    It develops soon after puberty and gradually progresses. Although lipoedema tends to be worse in the overweight or obese, it may also affect women of normal weight.[dermnetnz.org] The condition occurs almost entirely in females and often develops after puberty or other periods of hormonal change (such as pregnancy or menopause).[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Many people with lipedema are obese or overweight, however, normal weight individuals are also affected.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    But PCOS can happen at any age after puberty. 2 Women of all races and ethnicities are at risk of PCOS.[womenshealth.gov] Your risk of PCOS may be higher if you have obesity or if you have a mother, sister, or aunt with PCOS. What are the symptoms of PCOS?[womenshealth.gov]

  • Asthma

    A After puberty, the prevalence of asthma declines significantly among females vs males B Women have fewer asthma exacerbations than men C Early menarche is protective against[dx.doi.org] […] improve her asthma symptoms and reduce the use of asthma medications B Weight loss may improve asthma outcomes C Obese patients have a more eosinophilic inflammatory process D Obese[dx.doi.org]

  • Acanthosis Nigricans

    We conclude that this is a recognizable syndrome in pediatrics with onset of obesity, acanthosis nigricans and insulin resistance before puberty, followed after menarche by[nature.com] For example, benign forms of AN, often become evident during childhood or puberty. Less commonly, benign AN, may be apparent at birth or develop after puberty.[rarediseases.org] The latter cases most typically involve AN in association with obesity (pseudoacanthosis nigricans).[rarediseases.org]

  • Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    HS usually starts after puberty, usually in the teens or twenties.[medlineplus.gov] It is more common in Women People with a family history of HS People who are overweight or have obesity Smokers What are the symptoms of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?[medlineplus.gov]

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Growth, puberty and obesity after treatment for leukaemia. Acta Paediatr Suppl. 1995 ; 411 : 45–50. Medline Google Scholar 383 Lespine A, Chap H, Perret B.[doi.org]

  • Uterine Fibroid

    , develop and increase during reproductive period of life and so also during pregnancy, regress after menopause/ bilateral oophorectomy.  Found more with hyper estrogenic[slideshare.net] […] states like obesity, increases after ERT therapy in menopausal women, endometriosis, Cancer endometrium, an ovulatory infertility and early menarche.  Decreased incidence[slideshare.net] (B) Hormones  - Both increase in number and responsiveness of receptors for estrogen and progesterone appear to promote fibroid growth, as these are rarely found before puberty[slideshare.net]

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