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Are there any chronic disease that could lead to obesity?

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Dr. Andrea Bretal
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: There are some diseases that could lead to gain weight like thyroid problems and adrenals issues but is not the same kind of obesity epidemic that we see everyday related with bad food choices and lack of exercise.
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