Health Experts Say You Have Hormonal Belly Fat

Hormonal belly fat is difficult to eliminate, but weight is complex. One of several things that determine your body composition is hormones.

Despite eating healthily, your waistline is rising.

If you've always had a flat stomach, and then that spare tire emerges overnight, you may have a hormonal belly.

Ditch white sugar

Insulin resistance can cause type 2 diabetes and affect other hormones. Insulin resistance can affect leptin.

Your moods swing a lot.

Estrogen fluctuations in pre- and post-menopausal women can cause mood swings and persistent midriff weight gain.

Your stress is continual.

Cortisol is another hormonal belly fat contributor. When you feel stressed or nervous, cortisol levels rise, causing obstinate weight gain.

Constantly weary but unable to sleep

All of these factors affect hormones, especially cortisol. High cortisol can lower thyroid levels, causing central weight gain.

Your periods are off

Perimenopause and menopause involve hormonal changes that might cause weight gain. 

How to naturally reset hormones

Hormonal imbalances that cause belly fat cycle throughout time. Thus, many women struggle to shed hormonal belly. 

Why do hormones promote belly fat?

Keatley says unknowns. “We believe that estrogen and testosterone are important for fat cell differentiation.” Postmenopause estrogen levels decline.

Stay tuned for developments.