Do hormones prescribed for menopause symptoms cause weight gain?

They shouldn't. Hormones, in general, are weight neutral. If you notice increased appetite on hormones, this may lead to weight gain, as you would be more likely to feed your appetite. Also, sometimes people have water weight gain on hormones, but this is not the norm.

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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) 6o mg cause weight gain? I have been taking it ten years, but have also gone through menopause. Would a lower dose help me to lose?

Probably too risky. B"sd weight gain is a complex thing: with cymbalta (duloxetine) "patients had a small weight loss early in treatment, returned to baseline weight in succeeding weeks, and had a mean weight increase of 2.1 kg .. after 52 weeks of treatment." Cymbalta 60 mg is effective for major depressive disorder - lowering or stopping would invite severe relapse. Entrust yourself to an accomplished psychiatrist. Read more...

How to treat imbalance hormones naturally? Does imbalance of hormones cause weight gain?

Diet/exercise. The only natural way is to eat properly, exercise and lose weight if needed. There are thousands of hormones. Which ones do you think are unbalanced? Weight gain can lead to Insulin resistance w/hormone imbalance, particularly if you have a family history of diabetes. Lose weight if necessary. Read more...

If insulin is fat storing hormone then why insulin resistance causes weight gain? If there is resistance then it should not be storing fat? Right?

Interesting question. Insulin resistance is associated with obesity. The exact mechanism by which this occurs is unknown, just like it is unknown why Insulin resistance causes high male hormone levels and irregular periods. One possibility is that there are different levels of Insulin resistance in different tissues, so that high Insulin affects those organs more. Read more...

Does the hormone climara estradiol dransdermal system cause weight gain?

0.05mg/day 13%edema. In higher dose of 0.05mgm it causes edema13% of time and that will show on the scale as weight gain but it is not real weight gain. Inpost marketing reports it can cause weight gain or weight loss in some individuals. Read more...