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Please explain if it is possible to suddenly get a metabolism disorder that causes obesity?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Yes, but uncommon

There are metabolic disorders that cause obesity; hypothyroidism, cushing's syndrome.
But most of the time it is not so exotic, but some combination of getting older with naturally slower metabolism, eating more (maybe stressed), less exercise, etc, etc. See your doctor to get checked out.

In brief: Yes, but uncommon

There are metabolic disorders that cause obesity; hypothyroidism, cushing's syndrome.
But most of the time it is not so exotic, but some combination of getting older with naturally slower metabolism, eating more (maybe stressed), less exercise, etc, etc. See your doctor to get checked out.
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