2 doctors weighed in:
Why do I gain most of my weight in my legs?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
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.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors