Our expert says:
The use of female hormones for HRT, contraception, dermatological treatment, etc, can either cause weight gain or loss depending on the individual woman. It is possible that your weight gain is related to the use of the HRT, but the menopause can also cause weight gain. I would recommend that you see your gynaecologist and discuss having your female hormone levels, thyroid and insulin tested. The dr will arrange for the relevant tests.
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