3 reasons why you may gain weight unexpectedly

Now you know.

From unhealthy eating to slow metabolism, thesea re some of the more known reasons for weight gain.

Other lesser known reasons include:

1.Hypothyroidism

The thyroid gland located at the base of one’s neck is responsible for producing metabolism regulating hormones.

Those hormones help to regulate the body’s usage of fats and carbohydrates.

When the thyroid is not active, there can be what is known as hormone deficiency which results to a slow metabolism thus weight gain.

2.Prescription drugs effect

Prescribed drugs can also cause weight gain.

Obviously, observation would be necessary to determine whether you started gaining weight after taking prescribed medicine.

You can see your doctor for further medical advice if you experience this.

3.Anger, anxiety and depression

This isn’t such an uncommon reason for weight gain as a lot of people usually stress eat.

Feelings of anxiety, anger or depression can lead to stress eating. A lot of people see it as a coping mechanism.

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