Scales won’t budge? Here’s what could be hindering your weight loss

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A variety of medical conditions that can make weight loss management a struggle, experts say. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
A variety of medical conditions that can make weight loss management a struggle, experts say. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

There are few things as frustrating as doing all the things you’re supposed to do to shed some kilos but finding your weight just won’t budge.

“Sometimes it’s not as simple as just ‘eat less than you burn’ when it comes to weight loss,” says Tamlyn Maree, a family physician at Hutton Medical Wellness Centre in Plettenberg Bay.

There are a variety of medical conditions that can cause your weight to increase as well as make weight loss and management even more of a struggle than it already is.

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