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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8 ways to get more activity

8 Ways to Get More Activity Each Day

Over the years we have become more and more sedentary. Modern conveniences mean that work that was once physical is now simply a button press. This lack of activity has many consequences for your health. Your metabolism may be slowing down, your muscles may be shrinking and you may be forgetting what it means to move. Adding a little bit of activity will not instantly make you lose 20 lbs, or cure your chronic disease, but it will start to make a difference in how you look and feel. It can become a habit which can grow to something amazing.

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What causes hot flashes during menopause?

Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause. According to WebMD, more than two thirds of women get hot flashes during perimenopause. For many women, they continue past menopause. For some women, they are a minor inconvenience, for other women they can result in being drenched in sweat. If this occurs at night (called night sweats) it can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. You may feel constantly tired which prevents you from doing the things you want.

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Should You Use Essential Oils For Menopause Symptoms?

If you are experiencing menopause symptoms like hot flashes or anxiety you are probably looking for a solution. Many women are drawn to essential oils because they seem like a more natural solution than hormones and it is easier than making changes to diet or exercise. This article looks at the safety and effectiveness of essential oils for women going through menopause.

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Belly bloating during menopause

Get Relief From Menopause Belly Bloating

Many women experience belly bloating during menopause. The hormone changes that occur during menopause can contribute to this. Fortunately, there are things you can do to get relief from the belly bloating you are experiencing.

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