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About The Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About The Menopause.

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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

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won...  Read more

Menopause
Updated 5/5/2014 8:37:11 PM

This menopause thing is making me crazy! It seems no matter what I do I gain weight..ugh! 39...  Read more

Menopause and loosing weight :( help
Updated 4/22/2014 9:23:56 PM

Hello ... Help .... I'm going through menopause and I have put on weight .. im having a hard time loosing it.... has anyone gone thru this that can help. ... thanks...  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

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 Sucks

My husband told me today that he no longer finds me sexy. That he is disappointed in my weight gain. That he can't understand why it appears that I have given up. I have been making excuses for myself for years now. Blaming menopause, blaming not...  Read more

PCOS / Menopause / Insulin Resistance & Male Pattern Hair Loss in Women

Who knew all the problems that insulin resistance could cause? When I was in my twenties, I didnít even know I had insulin resistance. I knew I kept having miscarriages, and I developed multiple ovarian cysts, and eventually had one rupture and...  Read more