(Part-2) Understanding the Root Causes of Belly Fat: Medical Conditions. 

Chronic inflammation: Inflammatory conditions: Chronic inflammation like rheumatoid arthritis or inflammatory bowel disease may cause abdominal obesity.

Impact on Hormones: Interrupted breathing during sleep might affect hormones regulating hunger and metabolism, potentially leading to belly obesity.

Stress and Cortisol: Chronic stress can increase cortisol levels, encouraging belly fat storage.

 Medication: Long-term usage of corticosteroids might cause weight gain, especially belly fat. Some antidepressants might cause weight gain.

Protein-Energy Malnutrition: Severe malnutrition can lead to muscle loss and fat loss, particularly abdominal fat.

Prader-Willi: Genetic disease that causes excessive appetite and abdominal obesity.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): - belly Enlargement: Cysts may induce belly enlargement in some cases.

Individual responses to medical issues can vary, and abdominal fat may be influenced by a variety of factors.

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