What causes the menopause belly (and how to get rid of it)

One of the worst symptom of menopause is the menopause belly. You may not even be gaining weight, but you notice that your pants don’t fit the same way they used to. You are probably wondering what causes that redistribution of body fat and if there is anything you can do about it.

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Can Menopausal Women Eat Carbs?

Menopausal women who are experiencing weight gain or other menopausal symptoms, may start to look at their diets more closely. Carbohydrates or carbs for short have become the new health demon and many women may feel that the best diet is one that reduces or eliminates carbohydrates.

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Menopause and Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid problems are common during perimenopause and after menopause. Unfortunately the symptoms of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can be similar to menopausal symptoms. Many women can go undiagnosed and suffer when their symptoms could be treated.

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Why You Should Try Interval Training

Women in midlife often struggle with weight gain. They may turn to exercise to try to lose weight. One of the best forms of exercise for weight loss is interval training. Interval training can be used by beginners or by women who want to take their exercise routine to the next level. 

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