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    This is a bit of a random question, but I had just been wondering about it. Can anyone enlighten me?


    Situation: A girl is on the pill and a side effect is that she's putting on weight. She hasn't changed her eating or exercising habits at all.

    Question: Where is this extra weight/energy stored as fat coming from?? Surely the pill itself can't be containing it?


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    did the girl eat a lot of ice cream?

    Cos that makes me fat.
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    'The pill' alters hormone levels in the body, and in some women this manifests by their bodies convert more food into fat. Maybe she could try another type of 'the pill.'
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    As far as I was aware the pill doesn't directly cause weight gain, but it does cause an increase in appetite, which in turn causes weight gain.
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    (Original post by Magnanimity)
    As far as I was aware the pill doesn't directly cause weight gain, but it does cause an increase in appetite, which in turn causes weight gain.
    That's what I thought too.
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    usually the girl eats more, similar to when someone gives up smoking.
 
 
 
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