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Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Sometimes, yes: Weight gain is a factor of declining estrogen ovarian production, decreased thyroid hormone production and metabolism, and estrogen conversion of androstendione to estrone from peripheral fat storage. Caloric restriction, and exercise is tantamount to reducing weight gain during this transition to menopause. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Towards blood results, dr.Davis and dr.Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal.No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs.Than why not ovulating?

Towards blood results, dr.Davis and dr.Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal.No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs.Than why not ovulating?

Anovulation: Stress and pregnancy are the most common causes of an ovulation, even when we are not aware of it. As a single occurrence, no need for alarm. Further testing or ovulation induction is likely warranted. ...Read more

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Does weight gain happen during puberty?

Does weight gain happen during puberty?

Puberty: Yes but you are old enough to be getting out of puberty and you need to optimize your eating habits. Exercise would also be a good idea. ...Read more

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I am facing weight gain and bloting problem this happen during my cycle?

I am facing weight gain and bloting problem this happen during my cycle?

Water retention : Water retention is the usual culprit. It fluctuates with the hormone levels as you progress through the menstrual cycle. Avoid extra sodium (salt) and continue to exercise. There are medications that can help, but this will require consultation with your physician. ...Read more

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Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Weight gain: To gain weight increase your protein intake which helps increase lean muscle mass. It is easier to add protein shakes based on vegetarian choices such as chia, maca, pea protein. These are easier on the kidneys, do not affect blood pressure or cholesterol. Engage in weight training moderately and drink lots of water. ...Read more

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How probable is weight gain whilst taking citalopram?

How probable is weight gain whilst taking citalopram?

Not likely: Weight gain with citalopram is not that commonly encountered although it is a possibility. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk ...Read more


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