Consuming more calories than your body requires can result in weight gain. Emotional eating, tension, and poor portion control can all contribute to overeating.
Lack of physical activity and protracted sitting can slow the metabolism and contribute to weight gain when living a sedentary lifestyle.
Hormonal imbalances, such as those that occur during pregnancy, menopause, and certain medical conditions, can contribute to weight gain.
Certain medical conditions, including hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and insulin resistance, can contribute to rapid weight gain.