2 doctors weighed in:

Are water retention and menopause related?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be

Many women complain of water retention, bloating with menopause.
This can occur due to the hormonal imbalance especially low Progesterone levels as well as the increase in weight that is seen with menopause. Treating the women with hormone replacement if she is candidate, improving diet, exercise can help these symptoms.

In brief: Can be

Many women complain of water retention, bloating with menopause.
This can occur due to the hormonal imbalance especially low Progesterone levels as well as the increase in weight that is seen with menopause. Treating the women with hormone replacement if she is candidate, improving diet, exercise can help these symptoms.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors