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Menopause For Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Menopause For Women.

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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

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

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

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  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

To the women...im losing weight but want to start
Updated 9/27/2016 9:59:07 AM

To the women...im losing weight but want to start using the nuvaring...has anyone uses this and did u gain weight?? Thanks...  Read more

On my morning commute I got stopped by a woman who
Updated 9/27/2016 7:27:23 PM

On my morning commute I got stopped by a woman who informed me very loudly that I need to lose weight. I was at a loss for words, of course I need to but I'm doing it and who are you to comment? Ugh...bad start to the day...#badday...  Read more

I'm ready to become a new smaller woman. Before I
Updated 9/20/2016 10:31:29 PM

I'm ready to become a new smaller woman. Before I take my trip to Dallas #FirstPost #DALLAS2017...  Read more

Any advice for newly post-menopause. I had a hyst
Updated 9/20/2016 10:11:25 PM

Any advice for newly post-menopause. I had a hysterectomy last year and can't seem to loose weight, just keep gaining. Just logged my 1st typical day at under 1500 calories. I'm not completely inactive I have an 18 month old ghat I keep up with....  Read more

I'm a 60-something old, young at heart woman. Started Spark a few months ago to lose ten pounds. It
Updated 9/13/2016 4:58:40 PM

I'm a 60-something old, young at heart woman. Started Spark a few months ago to lose ten pounds. It worked! Joined a gym, first time in my life. Why? Wanna be around awhile. #contentwithliferightnow...  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

Hot Flash In The Pan?

Q: Why can a woman without a uterus take estrogen alone?A: A woman with a uterus needs progestin because estrogen alone increases the risk of uterine cancer. If a woman has had a hysterectomy, she has no need for progestin.Q: What should doctors...  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

The Weight Loss Key You May Be Missing

In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health...  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 notice i...  Read more