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You are taking OCP (Oral contraceptive
pill) for last 8 months and gained weight that too central obesity, please understand that these low dose pill do not cause obesity or weight gain.
It is possible that you are free of anxiety of unwanted pregnancy and if this is coupled with high calories intake and less physical activity can cause weight gain.
You have not mentioned your age as increasing age slows down metabolism and may cause weight gain.
Please visit your Physician and after examination proper investigation to exclude Hypothyroidism
, Cushing syndrome, Polycystic ovarian disease
, or even metabolic syndrome
with the help of appropriate investigations if there is any cause it can be treated and stopping pills you can discuss with Gynecologist and can use alternative method of contraception
If every thing is fine just take care of your healthy and low calories balanced diet with exercise regularly you will lose weight and regain shape.
Dr.Akhilesh Dubey M.D.