I have experienced the belly weight gain as well. Mine is because my thyroid went out of whack, but there's no way to tell if that is what's causing yours without a thyroid test.
You are not alone when it comes to feeling like you're crazy when a new symptom pops up. Everybody here feels that way at some point, more than once. Of course, it doesn't help when your doctor takes their time figuring out what your latest symptom means. Sometimes you just have to do a little research yourself and ask your doctor to run a certain test that seems to match up with what you're going through. We have to be proactive.
Good luck to you,
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