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Age Of Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Age Of 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

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  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

Calorie restriction for anti-aging: How many of yo
Updated 4/23/2015 1:06:44 PM

Calorie restriction for anti-aging: How many of you keep up the calorie deficit at goal weight, to reap the potential anti-aging benefits?...  Read more

Weightless buddy? Ages 15-16
Updated 5/2/2015 8:21:42 PM

What do you say? 9...  Read more

over 50, hypothyroidism,past menopause
Updated 5/6/2015 12:11:50 AM

I am 56, I have hypothyroidism and past menopause. I feel as though the cards are stacked against me. Does anyone have advice?...  Read more

It is also based on your age and height.....Ex for a female who is 25 years old, 5ft5 and 200 lbs wh
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It is also based on your age and height.....Ex for a female who is 25 years old, 5ft5 and 200 lbs who has a sedentary lifestyle she consumes about 2000 calories a day to maintain that weight. To lose 1lb/week with ONLY diet, she can consume 1500 cal...  Read more

Middle Age and Antidepressants-Bad Combo!
Updated 4/13/2015 7:51:44 PM

I am 53 and overweight by about 30 #. I also have to take antidepressants. There's no changing that. Antidepressants can cause weight gain and have done so for me. In addition, I have had low back pain and knee pain from degenerative changes (ie old...  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

Maintenance After Menopause

Realize that as you get older, especially after menopause, your metabolism and food needs change. Most people gain about a pound a year between the ages of forty-five and fifty-five, and this is a common pattern as we age and do not adjust caloric in...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  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

How Strong Are Your Bones?

One of the most serious problems associated with menopause is the increased risk of bone loss as a result of hormonal shifts. This is the first of series of four blogs I'll be writing on bone health, and in this blog I'll cover information on...  Read more