Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Menopause and weight gain.
    avatar
    mercy2463 posted:
    OK... For you ladies at the "M Stage".. I turned 50 this year and started missing periods and gaining weight... I started a healthy diet, fruits, veges low fat meats and dairy, I exercise regularly, I use internet site to log in my food intake an use the fitbit to monitor my steps, i incorporated weights 2x week, and even though my numbers look good on my dashboard, I am NOT losing or maintaining. I am gaining" Most days I feel dejected, discouraged and miserable. ;( I am always hungry..tired and frustrated. Any one has useful information that can help. Please! Thank you.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    mariajohnson responded:
    Well exercise and healthy diet is the key to lose weight. Hormones change which causes to gain weight during and after menopause. Check out this site for detailed info.
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ellen-sarver-dolgen/weight-gain-how-to-ward-off-menopausal_b_2885781.html


    Helpful Tips

    Afternoon Sleepiness? Eat Protein, not Sugar, to Stay Awake & Shed LBS!Expert
    Hi everyone. Want a royal win win? Next time you start feeling like nodding off in the afternoon grab some healthy protein (Greek yogurt, ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    72 of 73 found this helpful

    Expert Blog

    Everyday Fitness - Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP

    Achieve a better mind-body balance and live a healthier life with tips from wellness expert Dr. Pamela Peeke...Read More

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.