Quarantine life is challenging, to say the least, and all of us are struggling mentally, emotionally and physically. And no one would blame you for being tempted to abandon your diet and exercise plan...People of all ages, and especially those over 40, must realize that weight gain is often a sign of an imbalance in the body. So, treating the symptom (weight gain) while failing to identify and address the actual cause can quickly lead to frustration, failure and yo-yo dieting. Weight gain is often a symptom of hormone imbalance and one or more endocrine disorders. Let's take a closer look at two key contributors, stress and the resulting adrenal fatigue, and compromised thyroid function which can lead to hypothyroidism.
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