Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Diseases That Cause Weight Gain

  1. Hypothyroidism - Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone.
  2. Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency - Essential fatty acids, or EFAs, are fatty acids that humans and other animals must ingest because the body requires them for good health but cannot synthesize them
  3. Food Sensitivity - Food  Sensitivity exists when an individual experiences difficulty in the digestion of specific foods or certain groupings of foods.
  4. Cushing's Syndrome - a hormonal disorder caused by high levels of cortisol
  5. Blood Sugar Imbalance - Having too high or low of a level of blood sugar or blood glucose can lead to various symptoms and health problems.