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Menopause: how not to get fat after 50 years?

Menopause is the end of menstrual cycles ( rules ) related to a decrease in the secretion of sex hormones. It is therefore a forced and natural passage in women. However, this phase is not always well lived.

Indeed, for women, the approach of fifty is sometimes feared: hormonal upheaval, menopause, weight gain ... All this encourages us to ask questions.

An important concern for some women over 50 will be not to get fat. And it is true that the hormonal changes that promote menopausal weight gain can make it hard to keep the line, once that age has passed.

However, there are solutions, which can be applied at any age, to avoid weight gain at menopause. Rebalance your diet, practice physical activity ... but especially listen to your body.

Knowing the reasons for weight gain from a certain age can help find an effective and responsive solution. Notably, avoiding certain foods that will accentuate the magnification at menopause.

Physical activity should be chosen with care because, if the practice of a sport was not usual, it can be dangerous. It is therefore necessary to find a sport that corresponds to our physical abilities, and above all that makes us happy.

By adopting good reflexes, this course can be well and weight gain at controlled menopause. Discover how in our file!


You want to react, to give your testimony or to ask a question? Appointment in our FORUMS Menopause, Gynecology or A doctor answers you!

Read also :

> Symptoms of Menopause: Homeopathy Can Help
> Pre-menopause: recognize the first signs
> Early menopause: causes, symptoms and treatments

Author: Laëtitia Demma.
Expert consultant: Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf, specialist in endocrinology and metabolic diseases, head of the nutrition department at the Institut Pasteur in Lille.

Sources and notes:
- "To each his real weight, health above all", Dr. Jean-Michel Lecerf, Odile Jacob.
- PNNS3.

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