There are several causes for weight gain, of which the most common is when the energy intake and energy utilisation are not balanced. But it is important to rule out other causes such as hormonal conditions that can cause weight gain, especially if there has not been changes in the lifestyle and a person then starts to gain weight. An endocrinologist may be able to assist you, but you can also start with your General Practitioner who can then refer you.
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