Does Your Chronotype Affect Your Ability to Lose Weight?

Chronotype, metabolism, and weight loss.

Are you a morning person or an evening person? And could that affect your ability to lose weight?

In episode ten of my podcast/YouTube video, I look at chronotype, which is your individual disposition to be awake or asleep at certain times. And how that might affect your overall health and metabolism.

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How Testosterone Causes Weight Gain in Women

Testosterone causes weight gain in women.

In women, too much testosterone can cause insulin resistance and abdominal weight gain.

That’s why androgen excess is a factor in the weight gain associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), menopause, and some types of birth control.

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The Most Common Cause of Weight Gain

insulin resistance

There can be a strong hormonal component to abdominal weight gain. And in most people, that hormone is insulin.

In episode six of my podcast/YouTube video, I discuss insulin resistance including why you could have insulin resistance even if your blood sugar is normal, the role of mitochondria, and all the ways to lower insulin and improve metabolism.

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