How to Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight

If you’re avoiding quitting smoking because you’re afraid of weight gain you shouldn’t let it get in the way of kicking the habit once and for all. Because there’s good news — people who quit gain an average of only about five pounds after they quit. Most gain fewer than 10 pounds and many don’t gain weight at all. You’re also more likely to exercise after you quit.

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Can PCOS Cause Weight Gain?

Polycystic ovary syndrome, a common hormone disorder that causes infertility, is also linked to weight gain. Learn more about the vicious cycle of PCOS symptoms and weight gain.

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Ditch the Dreaded ‘Dad Bod’

Becoming a dad, especially a first-time dad, is exciting ― but what’s not so exciting is the ‘dad bod’ that sometimes follows. A family medicine doctor explains why excess weight around the middle is cause for concern.