Weight gain and weight loss—a vicious cat and mouse game that you can never seem to win, right? That’s because, for many people—especially at middle age—weight management is not as simple as calories in and calories out.
The equation complex and becomes even more complicated as you age. Hormones play a significant role in weight management, including muscle mass maintenance, energy for physical activity, and appetite regulation. Menopause in women, low testosterone and thyroid hormone disorders are just a few conditions of hormonal imbalance that can affect your weight.