10 hormones cause overweight in women

September 17, 2021 September 17, 2021
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When you gain weight despite eating healthy food and exercising regularly, and you're having a hard time shedding stubborn fat, here's the time to check your hormone levels We know the reason for overweight.

these 10 hormones cause overweight in women

Hormonal imbalance is one of the main causes of overweight in women:

Hormones play a major role in regulating metabolism, maintaining body balance, and reproductive health.

Women are more prone to hormonal imbalances that tend to be overweight.


What hormones are responsible for overweight women?

  •    Leptin:  is secreted mainly by fat cells and this works to open appetite, eat food and produce energy.
  •    Insulin: secreted by pancreatic cells, regulates the level of sugar in the blood, and its imbalance leads to lack of physical activity, eating processed food alone, and chewing unhealthy foods leads to obesity.
  •    Ghrelin: It is a hunger-stimulating hormone that increases appetite and increases fat deposition.
  •    Estrogen: High and low estrogen levels can lead to  in women.
  •   Cortisol: is a hormone that is secreted especially when you are stressed, depressed, anxious, nervous, angry or injured.
  •   Testosterone: It is a male hormone, but it is secreted by the ovaries in women and low levels increase weight in women.
  •    Progesterone: These female reproductive hormones help maintain bodily functions and manage reproductive health. When the level of this hormone drops during menopause, severe stress and use of birth control pills increase weight in women.
  •    Melatonin: It is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland and this regulates sleep times and increases the secretion of this hormone in the body during the night up to late at night and calms down in the morning and lack of sleep reduces the level of this hormone Leads to decreased physical activity and stress It works to gain weight.
  •    Glucocorticoids: Steroid hormones that regulate insulin sensitivity and fatty acid synthesis, and imbalances in glucocorticoid levels lead to  overweight and insulin resistance.

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