Tweet Perimenopause usually occurs during the four to five years before menopause. It’s a transitional time for a woman’s body when hormones begin to fluctuate and cause symptoms such as weight gain, hot flashes, night sweats, headaches and dry skin. One of the worse things about perimenopause is gaining extra pounds, and according to health [...]
Tweet According to the Journal of Women’s Health article “Perimenopauseal Obesity,” health professionals state that in general the tendency to be overweight and obese are caused by an “imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure,” which means people who are overweight or obese simply consume more food than their bodies use for energy. However, the [...]
TweetIf you’re going through perimenopause and you are drinking a lot of diet soda, you may want to eliminate it from your diet. Research suggests that diet soda makes people gain weight, especially around the waist.
TweetPerimenopause or pre-menopause is the transitional stage in a woman’s life that typically starts four to five years before menopause. It usually begins in the 40s, but can also start as early as the late 30s. During this time, the ovaries begin to gradually produce less estrogen, which causes follicle-stimulating hormones (FSH) to rise and [...]
TweetAlthough many women experience perimenopause weight gain, they should also be aware that another health related condition, hypothyroidism, may also contribute to those additional pounds.
TweetThe years leading up to menopause are known as perimenopause, and this is the prime time when women tend to add on additional pounds, especially around the waist. According to MayoClinic, hormonal fluctuations, lifestyle and genetic factors may make women more inclined to gain weight around the stomach during perimenopause, and on average, women tend [...]