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Why do birth control methods all cause so much weight gain?
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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Progestins
None directly cause fat weight gain.
That only occcurs by ingesting more calories than you need. But progestins can stimulate the appetite center and cause more hunger, hence more calories.

In brief: Progestins
None directly cause fat weight gain.
That only occcurs by ingesting more calories than you need. But progestins can stimulate the appetite center and cause more hunger, hence more calories.
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