Category Archives: Menopause

Why Menopause and Weight Gain?

Estrogen is the hormone that causes weight gain during menopause. Weight gain is only one of the many symptoms a woman can experience during this period. The symptoms during menopause are due to the presence of too much estrogen. The term menopause, refers to the point when one's menstrual cycle stops. The symptoms associated with menopause can be experienced a few years before ones monthly menstrual cycle stops. These years are referred to as pre-menopause and are worse than Read More...