Women with excess weight have a higher risk of cancer in the uterus (endometrial cancer) An increase of 25-30 pounds nearly doubles the risk of cancer in the uterus. The increase in body fat causes changes to many hormones, including estrogen and insulin. The hormone changes are believed to trigger the cancer. These changes are even more dramatic after menopause.
Medical Metabolic Specialists, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is dedicated to using the latest scientific techniques to create a comprehensive, individualized. lifelong weight management program to improve your overall health.