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5,790 Possible Causes for Weight Gain

  • Overeating

    Weight Gain Unhealthy weight gain is one of the biggest dangers associated with eating too much.[] Overeating is the excess food consumed in relation to the energy that an organism expends (or expels via excretion), leading to weight gaining and often obesity.[] Why that was so wasn’t clear, but Somers theorizes that it was because the participants were gaining weight, and therefore fat, during the study.[]

  • Menopause

    Other physical changes Many women report some degree of weight gain along with menopause.[] Fried foods and transfats are also tied to heart problems, weight gain, diabetes and cognitive impairments.[] Menopause Can Hormone Therapy for Menopause Prevent Weight Gain?[]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    If you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (multiple cysts in the ovaries) you may also experience weight gain and acne. For more information, see Useful links.[] An increase in the need to urinate Excessive bleeding during menstruation Irregular periods Unexplained weight gain Increase in the rate of hair growth Absence of menstrual[] Other less frequent symptoms include: Pelvic pain Pain during sex Frequent need to urinate Unexplained weight gain Pain during your period Unusual vaginal bleeding Breast[]

  • Depression

    Winter depression, typically accompanied by social withdrawal, increased sleep, and weight gain, predictably returns every year in seasonal affective disorder.[] Appetite or weight changes. Significant weight loss or weight gain—a change of more than 5% of body weight in a month. Sleep changes.[] […] and weight gain in others Low level of mood characterized by loss of interest in normal activities Lack of energy, fatigue and difficulty in carrying out simple tasks Angry[]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    He was concerned that training for an Ironman would make him gain even more weight.[] In addition to weight gain, higher consumption of SSBs is associated with development of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.[] In the fall of 2014 an athlete, Mike Berland, came to me frustrated because whenever he began training for events longer than an hour, he gained weight.[]

  • Goiter

    If you are also showing symptoms of thyroid disease, such as protruding eyes ( picture ) and unexplained weight loss or weight gain, contact your doctor immediately.[] In these cases patients may have symptoms such as sleeping problems, increased irritability, fatigue and unintentional weight loss or weight gain, which can cause further[] Warning Iodine deficiency is a serious condition that may lead to birth defects, miscarriage, mental retardation, learning disorders and weight gain.[]

  • Obesity

    Many pharmaceutical drugs can cause weight gain as a side effect ( 10 ). For example, antidepressants have been linked to modest weight gain over time ( 11 ).[] Whether an association exists between fast food consumption and weight gain is unclear.[] Whether an association exists between SSB intake and weight gain is unclear.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    BI use generally did not induce significant weight gain (0.02 kg); weight gain with insulin detemir (-0.30 kg) was less than that with neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin[] To avoid gaining weight, those low blood sugar dips that increase hunger and also create a tendency to store energy as fat must be avoided.[] gain Do symptoms always occur before hypoglycemia?[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    No edema of lower limbs or weight gain occurred.[] Blood and urine tests can help identify or rule out possible causes of recurring vomiting and poor weight gain. Esophageal pH monitoring.[] Some babies with GERD don't gain weight properly because they aren't keeping enough food down.[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] Treatment options for Ms R, including those that may affect her weight gain, are reviewed and implications for future fertility are discussed.[] Valproate is associated with weight gain and increased androgen levels, two features of PCOS.[]

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