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About Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About 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

6 Superfoods Blooming this Spring

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an...  Read more

Post Menopause, Next to Impossible To Lose
Updated 8/28/2016 12:22:43 AM

Hi to every sweet soul that is going through this, same hard problem, I call the Ultimate Concrete Wall of All Times. I have been losing weight almost all my life, 50 years before anyone ever really heard of dieting. But now, because of post men...  Read more

I am going through menopause and beside hot flashe
Updated 7/31/2016 1:53:30 AM

I am going through menopause and beside hot flashes I am always very hungry I need help...  Read more

#menopause how to cope with the weight gain?
Updated 7/9/2016 9:12:27 PM

#menopause how to cope with the weight gain?...  Read more

So hard #menopause I am always hungry and eat, eat
Updated 7/9/2016 9:13:49 PM

So hard #menopause I am always hungry and eat, eat, eat and forgot I ate something and didn't log. Is it possible to lose belly at this age? Ugh, hate menopause! I feel old, just turned 48 yesterday! Sucks!...  Read more

Menopause and Stress knocked me down
Updated 7/10/2016 8:56:32 AM

Hi everyone, Menopause and stress have really taken a toll on me over the years. I'm so ready to take my health back and get my weight down to a healthy number. Turning 50 last year threw me into a depression for a short time, and now 51 is cre...  Read more

Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes

Menopause and Type 2 DiabetesMenopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome it and those who dread it. There’s also a lot of discussion about whether it’s something that should be “treated” or left to occur...  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

Menopause and Losing

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

18 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menopause

Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s...  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, She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women notice i...  Read more

The Tale of Two Women going through Menopause

***DISCLAMER*** - there may be a bit of TMI (Too Much Information) in this blog I have been making some observations lately about myself and another friend whom I know is going through menopause. We are similar in age and are both in tha...  Read more

Menopause & Weight Loss

I was reading an article in the Huffington Post by a female Doctor. She was explaining how hormone loss caused weight gain. I have this problem. The advice she gave was no large meals. You should eat 6 or so small meals. She also reported that c...  Read more