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A 24-year-old female asked:

Does air conditioning make you gain a few pounds? i've heard some people gain weight from ac during the summer.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Urban myth: AC can't cause weight gain. Some people retain fluids during hot or humid weather. That's a more likely cause of summer weigh gain than AC is.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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