weight gain

Living With It

I Thought I Was Gaining Weight, Then Doctors Found a 20-Pound Cyst on My Ovaries

No matter how much I worked out, my stomach refused to shrink. Turns out I wasn't gaining weight, I was just carrying a fluid-filled nightmare.
Alia Marsha
9.18.18
mental health

Anxiety and Stress Are Messing With Your Good Looks

Your worries can lead to weight gain and rapid aging.
Caroline Beaton
9.20.17
mental health

You're Probably Psychologically Sabotaging Your Own Health

If you think you're unhealthy, you're more likely to become unhealthy.
Caroline Beaton
8.23.17
weighty matters

The Inevitable Weight Gain of Adulthood Doesn't End Well

Gaining just 11 pounds is linked to health problems, like death.
Amber Brenza
7.18.17
Open Minds

What to Do if Your Psych Meds Make You Feel Like Shit

Sluggishness, mental fog and bloat don't exactly sound like depression-combatting effects.
Kastalia Medrano
6.7.17
depression

I Ate My Way Through Grief

How four deaths in 18 months changed my body.
Jehan Roberson
4.13.17
Science

This Is Why You Crave Crappy Food When You're Tired

We see you, airport Cinnabon.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.4.17
Transformations

I Used to Weigh 64 Pounds

As most people resolve to drop pounds this year, my goals include gains.
Kelly Uchima
1.23.17
What's Freaking Me Out

Are My Antidepressants Making Me Fat?

Feeling unfuckable should qualify as a sexual side effect.
Sarah Kasbeer
12.2.16
politics

Clay Aiken Gained an Absurd Amount of Weight By Eating Chicken at Bojangles'

Political ambition can and will make a man do ungodly things. In the case of certain singer-songwriters, campaigning just might cause you to gain an absurd amount of weight.
Alex Swerdloff
4.28.16
Health

This Study Says Women's Brains Aren’t Wired to Lose Weight

A new study from the University of Aberdeen claims that the hormones regulating appetite and energy expenditure work differently between the sexes, making it more difficult for women to lose weight.
Phoebe Hurst
2.2.16
Health

Probiotics Could Protect Bacon-Eaters from Weight Gain

Researchers have found that replacing the gut bacteria of mice on a diet of lard with that of mice on a diet of fish oil prevented them from gaining weight. The details aren't too pretty, though.
Munchies Staff
8.28.15
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