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Is there any change in your appetite?
no change in appetite
Any medicines you are taking?
Do you go for any work out ?
triamter/hctz, amlodipine. I had a gastric bypass 9 years ago.
Possible reasons behind belly fat in this age are menopause,low metabolism and decreased muscle tone.
Try brisk walk at least twice a week.
Do ab work out three times a week.
This will tone up muscles.
could it have any more dangerous causes
No not at all.
Its possibly hormone imbalance which has caused this.
should i start taking hormones
Yes,you can give a try but they have other side effects like uterine cancer etc.
First try exercises.
I had a histerectomy
Then can give a try.
It will elevate your mood.