Category - Weight Control

30
Jul

Do Hormones Impact Weight and Weight Distribution?

There is a lot of discussion about the affect of Estrogen Progestin Therapy (EPT) and Estrogen Therapy (ET) on your weight. The question most women ask me about is whether or not taking menopausal hormones will make them fat. There is a fair amount of information on this that I discuss in my best selling …

16
Jul

What Role Do Hormones Play in Menopause Weight Control?

I want to continue sharing with you information about menopause and weight control. You’ll find this and much more in my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix.   Mice studies begin to explain the relationship between estrogen and weight gain. Once the ovaries of mice are removed, they gain weight no matter what they are …

9
Jul

Is Midlife Weight Gain in Women Due to Menopause or Aging?

In last week’s blog post we began discussing menopause and belly fat. We talked about the fact that belly fat was more than just a cosmetic issue; it is a health problem. We also discussed BMI and other issues about midlife weight gain. This post continues the conversation. Is midlife weight gain due to menopause or …

16
Apr

Dryness and Pain after Breast Cancer Treatment (GSM) – How to Make it Better

There’s a new medical term for an old and too familiar problem. It’s called Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause or GSM and it is the medical term for a group of symptoms that include dryness of the vagina and skin area outside the vagina, burning, and irritation. It also includes painful sex, urinary symptoms, and recurring urinary …

9
Apr

Hot Years Magazine – Latest Issue Released

Get accurate, reliable information on midlife that is easy to understand and comes right to your inbox! The latest issue of The Hot Years magazine in now available and….its FREE. Visit www.HotYearsMag.com and download it now to your computer or device. This issue includes articles on culinary medicine (food for health), what you need to …

20
Nov

How To Control Weight During the Holidays

It’s the holiday season…   And you know what that means…   Lots of parties, lots of food, and lots of calories.   The average person gains about 5 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and the end of the year.   So I asked weight specialist Dr. Holly Wyatt from the University of Colorado a …

7
Nov

Your Belly Fat a Clue to Metabolic Syndrome

Are you struggling with midlife belly fat? Belly fat can mean much more more than how you look or your jeans or dress size. Your jelly belly may be a clue you’ve got metabolic syndrome. I’m discussing metabolic syndrome in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month. In the U.S., 114 million people either have diabetes or …

12
Sep

Can Estrogen Fix Your Belly Fat and Control Your Weight?

Do you have love handles? Muffin top? Spare tire? Menopot? Jelly belly? The list of disparaging terms women use for the belly fat from menopause goes on and on. As they stare into the mirror at their once-svelte bodies and try to zip up a favorite pair of pants, they wonder what is going on. …

6
Mar

Estrogen and Belly Fat – Discover estrogen’s role in Jelly belly

Do you think estrogen causes belly fat? Are you worried jelly belly in inevitable. Belly fat and menopause go hand in hand for many women – but it doesn’t have to be that way.   And the confusion about the impact of estrogen on weight adds to the reluctance that many women have about taking …

20
Feb

Where do you carry your weight?

Are you an “Apple” or a “Pear?” Where do you carry your weight? And where you carry your weight has a lot to do with how healthy you stay for the long run. This writing is a play on words and offers some insights to another place where carrying weight can make a difference. Read …

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