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Menopause We are are very familiar with the idea of menopause – at some point, the ovaries shut down production of estrogen and progesterone, the menstrual cycle stops, and we are met with hot flashes, sleep disturbance, mood irritability, sexual dysfunction and often weight gain as a result. Many women choose to go on hormone […]

The menopause years pose many challenges with regards to weight management. As women transition in to menopause, there is often an increase in weight and a corresponding increase in central fat. But why does this happen? Some fascinating new studies have helped to shed light on this. In one study, rats were randomized in to […]