6 Simple Tips to Manage Menopause and Perimenopause Weight Gain

On average, a woman will gain 10 pounds or more during the menopause and perimenopause, but navigating this stage of your life doesn’t necessarily mean surrendering yourself to unwanted weight gain. Louise Donohue, an expert in women’s health and founder of Blossom Wellness, has penned this article to help you manage your weight during perimenopause and menopause, providing six practical ideas on how to minimise unwanted gain during these stages.

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From Adolescence to Menopause: A Comprehensive Guide to Health at Every Stage of a Woman’s Life

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Our bodies undergo transformations throughout our lives resembling changing landscapes. For women, these changes are particularly dynamic and influenced by hormones, expectations, and the unique experiences and triumphs of each life stage. However, navigating and caring for our health during these transitions doesn’t have to be a journey, but it is great if you can start early. Now more than ever, it’s time to take control of your health. 

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HRT Options: Exploring the Advantages and Disadvantages

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a treatment option that involves supplementing the body with hormones to address hormonal imbalances. It is commonly used to alleviate symptoms associated with menopause or to provide hormone support after surgical removal of the ovaries. Like any medical treatment, HRT has its advantages and disadvantages. In this article, I will explore the potential benefits and drawbacks of HRT to help you make an informed decision about this treatment option.

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Perimenopause: taking early action could save your life

Have I got your attention? Hope so. I won’t apologise for the title of this article as this statement is true, based on the evidence currently available. The more I read about and research perimenopause and menopause, the more scandalous I think it is that HRT is portrayed in such a negative light, when, in reality, it should be portrayed as a lifesaver.

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