Health Tip: Is a Medical Condition Affecting Your Weight?09/10/13
(HealthDay News) -- Losing weight is never a piece of cake, but
there are some medical conditions that may make it even more
The American Academy of Family Physicians says these conditions
may make weight loss more of a challenge:
- Hormonal disorders, such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, Cushing's
disease and polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Cardiovascular problems, including heart-valve disorders and
congestive heart failure.
- Disorders affecting sleep, including obstructive sleep apnea
and upper airway resistance syndrome.
- Eating disorders, such as bulimia and carbohydrate craving
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