Does Estrogen Cause Weight Gain?

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Estrogen and Weight Gain

Did you put on weight after menopause without any change in your lifestyle?


Did people tell you that you were probably eating more and exercising less without realizing it?


Did you think maybe you were going nuts?


Well, now a study has shown that this weight gain may not be your fault.


"When women approach menopause, they gain weight in fat and their energy expenditure goes down," says Deborah Clegg, the senior author of the study, which showed that estrogen receptors in the brain...

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