Menopause represents the end of the reproductive phase of a female and is typically characterized by the termination of the release of eggs from the ovaries. From the point of view of an older woman, menopause simply equates to the loss of the menstrual period, plus a few additional features that are strongly associated with the changes in the female reproductive system.
Estrogen and Menopausal Weight Gain
Menopause is also associated with the stoppage of production of specific hormones, including …Read more
Almost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman at risk of developing a variety of other conditions.
Weight gain is a common aspect of getting older, and most women are said to gain between 12 and 15 extra pounds during this time. Regular weight gain occurs as a …Read more