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After The Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for After The Menopause.

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr...  Read more

The Causes of High Blood Pressure

Lowering your blood pressure isn't always as simple as eating fewer high-sodium foods. The fact is that multiple factors combined affect your blood pressure. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to hypertension—those that...  Read more

SVTs and menopause and magnesium
Updated 4/8/2014 1:10:06 PM

I have SVTs but have been controlling them with magnesium and some of the meds the doc prescribed when I can't get my heart rate down myself. I know that menopause brings this on, and it did for me as well as other triggers but since I have been tak...  Read more

Menopause weight gain?
Updated 4/1/2014 9:28:58 AM

Hello there! I'm excited to start this journey with all of you. (Well, "excited" might be a strong word -- I love to eat!) I'm 54 years old and always prided myself in being fit. As the years have gone by, my weight has steadily increased, and n...  Read more

Menopause weight
Updated 3/20/2014 2:31:57 AM

I'm having a terrible time wanting/doing exercising or keeping my weight down. I'm a returning Spark person, so hoping for support. Meal planning/shopping being simplified may help....  Read more

Menopause
Updated 11/8/2013 1:43:02 PM

Can menopause and hormone changes in my body affect my weight? 24 After months of not having my period...It returned...along with about 9lbs of what feels like water weight gain. 29 It lasted a week and then was gone for 2 weeks and returned un...  Read more

Trying to lose weight post menopause
Updated 9/18/2013 11:29:41 PM

Help! I have been in menopause for 8 years now and I never had weight issues before. However, 5 pounds of weight per year has crept up on me and it does not want to leave. I saw a nutritionist and she suggested eating all whole foods from the earth...  Read more

Feeling menopausal?

If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team....  Read more

People don't believe I weigh that much

My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon...  Read more

Menopause and Losing

Menopause and determined to lose weight . The right way - with friends on the same ship....  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more

NEW Series: Menopause Health and Fitness 101

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the first in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10...  Read more

Menopause

I've been working so hard that it's taken everything out of me. I went back to my basic where I lost all my weight but it doesn't work anymore. Lately I know menopause has hit and I hate these night sweats more than anything. There is no such thin...  Read more

Menopause Reset!

This is a book report on one of the best diet and weight control books I have seen yet. How it got past me until now I'll never know because it is perfect for me. I believe you will like it too. What I like best about the book is it describes a...  Read more