Other causes of increased Weight

Weight gain does not always come from what you eat. There are many factors that cause obesity more unpredictable.

Weight loss increases when calories are burned body during the move less than the calories taken in from food consumed. But in addition to food, there are many factors that also affect the body's metabolism and body weight. Recognize these factors.

When you're stressed, your body will become tense and produces a hormone called cortisol. This hormone is a major cause increased appetite so as to make you easily eat any food to cool down.

Lack of sleep
There are several things that make the lack of sleep linked to weight gain, namely:
1.    When you lack sleep, increased levels of hormones in the body that can increase hunger and appetite.
2.    Sleep late at night makes you more likely to eat a snack in the evening so add a heap of calories in the body.
3.    Lack of sleep makes you tend to choose any food such as fried foods rather than healthy snacks such as fruit.

Eating certain Medicine
It turned out that taking certain medications can cause weight gain, such as:
1.    Antidepressants: Depression became one of the causes of weight gain for sufferers prefer to inactivity and silence in the house. Unfortunately, Medicine for treating depression can cause increased body weight as well. But there are also some patients who appetite back because his mood was better and not because of the side effects of antidepressants.
2.    Steroids: weight gain due to increased appetite can be a side effect of medication anti-inflammatory non-steroidal such as prednisolone. People who take steroids may also experience changes in certain body parts that store fat as in the stomach and face.
3.    Other medications: other medicines can also cause body weight gains, such as Medicine to treat a migraine, high blood pressure, diabetes, and convulsions. Similarly with antipsychotic Medicine commonly used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Certain diseases
1.    Some of the following diseases can trigger hormonal changes which can be a cause of obesity, among others:
2.    Hypothyroidism is the current state body does not produce enough thyroid hormone. This condition causes the weight gain due to a slowing metabolism.
3.    Cushing's syndrome: occurs when the adrenal glands produce too many stress hormones, such as cortisol, or in people who take steroids for the treatment of lupus, arthritis, or asthma. Weight gain can mainly see on the face, upper back, neck, and waist.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): women with this syndrome have many small cysts in their reproductive organs. Women in this condition have a resistance to a hormone that acts to control blood sugar levels (insulin) that cause weight gain centered in the abdomen.

Technology and lifestyle
Lifestyle with all the conveniences such as Internet access to almost all places can make people more time sitting in front of screens than ever before. The habit of sitting for long periods combined with the habit of eating high-calorie snacks that cause weight gain.

Quit smoking
Inhaling cigarette smoke makes your heart rate increase 10-20 times more in one minute so that the body burns more calories when smoking. When a person stops smoking, your appetite will increase, but this effect will disappear in a few weeks. The benefits of quitting smoking will be much larger than continuing to smoke for fear of fat.

Extreme dieting
Extreme dieting with the goal of losing weight drastically in a short time is an ineffective way. This method does not train the body to burn calories amount to much in the long run. As a result, the food you eat will not burn completely, and the impact of body weight is accelerating again.

Reducing the Risk of Weight Gain
Although more difficult to identify the factors that cause obesity remains can be managed in ways as follows:

A good sleep pattern. Get used to having hours of sleep enough, and began to sleep and wake up at the same hour every day. Use the bedroom only for sleep and sexual activity.

Ask your doctor before stopping taking certain medications. If you are already experiencing weight gain due to the consumption of Medicine, you should consult a doctor before deciding to discontinue usage. You can also ask for alternative treatments that do not risk increasing body weight.