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Why do you need to manage your menopause symptoms to prevent weight gain?

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Hot flashes and poor sleep can raise your stress levels. Stress packs on pounds. Exercise can help. Ask your doctor what else might work for you.

From: Menopause and Weight Gain WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Is Long-Term Weight Loss Possible After Menopause?" "Menopause and Weight."

American College of Sports Medicine: “Exercise Recommendations for Menopause-Aged Women.”

Davis, S. , 2012. Climacteric

Harvard Medical School: "Abdominal Fat and What to Do About It."

International Menopause Society: "Updated 2013 Recommendations on menopausal hormonal therapy and preventive strategies for midlife health."

North American Menopause Society (NAMS): "Changes in Weight and Fat Distribution," "FAQs Body Changes & Symptoms."

Santosa, S. , 2012. Diabetes

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on May 04, 2018

SOURCES:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Is Long-Term Weight Loss Possible After Menopause?" "Menopause and Weight."

American College of Sports Medicine: “Exercise Recommendations for Menopause-Aged Women.”

Davis, S. , 2012. Climacteric

Harvard Medical School: "Abdominal Fat and What to Do About It."

International Menopause Society: "Updated 2013 Recommendations on menopausal hormonal therapy and preventive strategies for midlife health."

North American Menopause Society (NAMS): "Changes in Weight and Fat Distribution," "FAQs Body Changes & Symptoms."

Santosa, S. , 2012. Diabetes

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on May 04, 2018

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