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Why do I gain most of my weight in my legs?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Hormonal

There are different types of weight gain.
The one you described is mostly related to the fact you are a woman(estrogen related ) and possibly some genetic influences as well.There are some forms of weight gain that are worse, like the one caused by excess steroids named cushing syndrome.

In brief: Hormonal

There are different types of weight gain.
The one you described is mostly related to the fact you are a woman(estrogen related ) and possibly some genetic influences as well.There are some forms of weight gain that are worse, like the one caused by excess steroids named cushing syndrome.
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