Our expert says:
As you say, you are not really overweight because your BMI = 23,6 which is practically ideal for your height. For an ideal BMI of 22 you would need to weigh 57 kg thus a loss of only 4 kg. Female hormone therapy can cause weight gain or weight loss depending on the individual woman's reaction. What you can do is to start doing some regular exercise every day (skipping or cycling or swimming, etc) for 30 min. This should stimulate your metabolism and help you to lose those 4 kg without having to starve yourself. When you next have a medical checkup discuss the use of other methods of contraception so that you can see if it is the patch that is causing your inability to lose weight easily.
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