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Losing weight after menopause

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1046985 tn?1305117048 Yay, finally some good news. Hopefully I will have the same results after my surgery.
Monster yes, it must be tough to maintain your weight, especially after menopause. and yes, if you don't do anything about the weight gain, it will just keep piling on. are you currently on any kind of exercise regimen? and how is your diet? you don't have to do anything super intense of be on some crazy diet to lose the weight or keep it from piling on. sometimes by adding a brisk 20-30 minute walk a day can help keep the pounds away, or at least slow it down.
Avatar n tn Hi Is there really any help out there with this. I'm a 54 year old femail with the menopause, if thats not bad enough, I now have an under active thyroid. I am virtually straving myself exercising, and taking libo bind slimming tablets yet getting fatter everyday, needless to say my clothes are tighter and uncomfortable, and yet my GP seems to think it's ok that I have put on weight because my BMI is ok. Other than that she just ignores me.
Avatar f tn I am arthritic and need to lose weight. How can I do this when I cannot move.
Avatar f tn For a long time I was on the hormone patches (I am horrible at remembering to change the patch, so now I am on the pills) and my doctor put it on right after my surgery. It really does help. If it were me and you feel you are close to menopause, then I would have the ovary out. Then you don't have to worry about having anymore surgeries. I have not had one bit of regret about having mine out and like I said, I am 36 with all of my reproductive organs gone by the time I was 32.
Avatar m tn As you get older, you may notice that maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. The hormonal changes of menopause may make you more likely to gain weight around your abdomen, rather than your hips and thighs. Hormonal changes, genetic factors and lifestyle changes can contribute weigh gain. In addition, muscle mass naturally diminishes with age.
Avatar m tn Looks like you might to have to cut down on calorie intake and make different food choices, I know I had to after menopause. One possible side effect of Euthyrox is increased appetite another is weight loss so who know what effects it's having on you? The Mediterranean Diet has lots of good suggestions and recipes all over the www. Good luck.
Avatar f tn I think I’m in the peri menopause stage but I’m not ready to be flung into full blown menopause symptoms!! So sorry you’ve had to have surgery so soon after having a baby. Really hope you’re able to rest a little bit to recover. My tummy definitely looks like it did just after I had my children, I can’t bear trying on my jeans as I know they won’t do up...
Avatar f tn You sound like you are a pretty healthy weight already...just a little toning in that area. How awesome you have done with losing 25 pounds! You'll have to share some of your secrets!
Avatar f tn Hello, This is normal. While women going through menopause she is facing such type of problem like weight gain. Don't worry. eat proper diet food. Do regular exercise. This all will help you to get relief from these symptoms. Even you can go for some herbs like chaste berry. It helps to control weight during menopause.
Avatar n tn Hi. Did you get checked for diabetes? I m 54 In menopause. Losing muscle to. Sugar is poison. Even for non diabetics. Find out about that. If you are, metformin is The usual 1st med they try. It can help with losing weight. Train yoursejf to cut out all sugar.
Avatar f tn If your mom has been overweight and had trouble losing weight, it could be normal for her to lose weight with a dosage increase; however, if she didn't need to lose weight and is losing too fast, it's possible that her dosage is too high. Did they test her thyroid hormone levels before they increased her Thyronorm dosage? If so, can you post them for us to see?
462181 tn?1206581934 HELP! I'm pre-menopausal, and have been taking wellbutrin for one week now because of depression after losing a sibling to ALS. I have gained around 7 lbs in one week??? I don't know if it is from menopause, or the wellbutrin. Any imput would be well received. Thank you!
Avatar n tn Shortly afterward, I began dieting. After losing approximately 15 lbs, I had my TSH checked again through a health screening program offered at my work. The result was a TSH level of 9.3. Can weight lose or dieting cause the TSH level to become temporarily elevated? Will it return to normal once my weight loss stops? Is a level of 9.3 something that I should be immediately concerned about?
Avatar f tn I had explained to her that I feel sluggish but I like to work out and exercise but not losing any weight. She ended up testing my Reverse T3, and the results came up high. I am taking T3 supplements for this and feeling better. I have lost a few pounds and I still have quite a few pounds that I would like to lose. My temperature is anywhere between 97.1-97.3 - so we're also basing this on Wilson's Temperature Syndrome.
Avatar f tn Has anyone had luck losing menopause weight and also has anyone tried an herbal supplement called MACAFEM ? Thanks in advance!
Avatar m tn I am now taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen and have actually begun to FINALLY start losing weight. My weight loss is not much yet, but I was wondering if taking these birth control pills is actually the reason for my weight loss? I know birth control pills are supposed to help with hormonal imbalances, so would taking them also enable me to finally start losing weight, despite the fact that so many women say birth control pills cause them to GAIN weight?
Avatar m tn Many women have a periods after menopause especially after stress. If an ultrasound showed everything is fine I would not worry. Calling your Gynecologist is a good idea. If you were throwing up all the time with weight loss I would worry.
Avatar f tn Does anyone else experience depression (characterized by irritability and lethargy) as well as weight gain. The more weight I gain, the more depressed I feel. Everyone gets on my nerves. I've gained almost 10 pounds and it has to stop. Any ideas of who to lose weight while in menopause. I'm trying 5HTP now - just started so not sure how it will do. The digestive problems are a pain as well - so so so tired of the gas!! ugh!!
Avatar n tn I am losing my mind here. I am 57 and have been in menopause for about 4 years and am on hormones (Activella. which is perfect for me. ) So i think. Some background.... From 12 when I first got my period to 33 I had perfect periods. No cramps. No excessive bleeding. Then one period my life changed. For the next 20 years I had life-altering cramps and hemorrage type bleeding. Anaprox alleviated the cramps and I lived on it.
Avatar f tn I'm 52 and any female . I want to lose weight and I've been trying but it is so so hard so it's true after you turn 50 it's hard to lose weight anybody have any suggestions !
Avatar n tn I am taking wellbutrin for other reasons other than weight but i'm amazed at how much weight I'm losing! I have lost 4 lbs in the last month. Yesterday I was 174.2 and today i'm 174. Everyday when I weigh myself I can see that type of a difference. Don't know how it works...but i'm defintely not complaining! I'm over weight amd i'm loving this!