Just 'Weight' Until Menopause: How Es...

Just 'Weight' Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women's Fat Absorption

There are 2 comments on the MediLexicon story from Apr 2, 2013, titled Just 'Weight' Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women's Fat Absorption. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

Women tend to carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs.

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Since: Jan 13

East Berne, NY

#1 Apr 4, 2013
Certain proteins and enzymes are more active in post-menopausal women. These proteins correspond with fat storage. The fat stored on our hips and thighs, is relatively harmless. But the fat stored around the abdomen is more dangerous.When post-menopausal women put on more abdominal fat, they dramatically increase their risk for these health problems. post-menopausal women burned less fat than their pre-menopausal colleagues. These changes mean that their cells are not only storing more fat, but are also less willing to part with it.
patzy

Courtland, CA

#2 Apr 4, 2013
Well then how in the heck do women jump start these post menopausal cells burn or stop storing so much fat? supplement with hormones? I started using topical hormones and tho slim noticed weight gain around my waist which I hate...hoping these hormones will help. They certainly have helped my sleep...much better!

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