Great question!! Well to be honest...it's a chicken and the egg thing.
Our weight can often increase in response to lifestyle changes, many of which are exacerbated by hormonal changes.
For example, it’s harder to exercise and make good food choices when you’re exhausted from lack of sleep caused by night sweats.
The good news though, is that if you make some changes, we can avoid and put a halt to that weight gain. I myself already adjusting as before i get to pre-men