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Weight gain after menopause

By Anonymous September 9, 2014 - 4:57pm
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Please HELP!!!! I eat good food , fruits and vegetables and I execise 4 days a week but Im gaining weight more in my belly. Since menopause I have gained almost 20 lbs.



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Hi Anon - Thanks for your question, and for seeking help with what is a very common issue for women after menopause.

You mentioned that you exercise four times a week. What type of exercise do you do? There are some great tips on specific ways to exercise in this article from the EmpowHER community, How to Avoid Weight Gain Post Menopause.

You can find more helpful information in our Menopause Community section. This video, for example, focuses on How to Avoid Post Menopausal Weight Gain, and there are additional articles and videos that you may find helpful.

The key thing is to know you're not alone, and not get discouraged. Let us know what you think after you've had some time to review this information.





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