Estrogen: The Unsuspected Culprit of Weight Plateaus

You have been working out hard, eating well, sleeping a minimum 7 hours, drinking adequate water….yet you can’t break through your weight plateau. Did you know the reason quite likely is HORMONES? We have many different hormones in the body that can affect a person’s weight, these include but are not limited to cortisol, testosterone, progesterone, and thyroid hormone. One of the biggest culprits though tends to be ESTROGEN. Estrogen is imperative not just for puberty, but also in preparing the body for pregnancy, and maintaining pregnancy. Therefore when estrogen levels increase in a woman, the body can think it is pregnant, and in turn hold onto extra fat. In men, estrogen’s main role is f

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