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50, f, do you sometimes lose weight after menopause naturally?

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Dr. Leon Katz
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Occasionally : Generally women tend to gain some weight. A weight loss especially if a women is dieting or exercising and losing weight that is normal. If a person starts to lose weight without trying at age 50, that needs to be looked at more carefully. Please make an appointment with your medical doctor and make sure that you consider a colonoscopy as a growth in the colon can also cause weight loss. Good luck.

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