• Women's Health

    Menopause: Weight Gain

      There is a natural tendency to gain weight as a result of menopause. The reason for this sudden change in your body mainly arises out of the hormonal imbalances that slow down the rate of your metabolism. Fat starts to pile up around the stomach area, which in turn slightly increases the risk of contracting heart disease. There are, however, things you can do to prevent weight gain associated with menopause.   Exercise Increasing physical activity can help improve metabolism and can stave off weight gain linked to menopause. This means engaging in some form of aerobic activity at least 30 minutes a day on 4-5 days of the…