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Can sex hormones affect our weight?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
We all know what testosterone and estrogen do for things like body hair, breast size, and the desire to spend Saturday night rampaging between the sheets like a pair of Greco-Roman wrestlers. But your sex hormones can influence more than just the activity that goes on below your waist; they can also influence what happens to your waist.
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