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Tips to tackle Weight Gain after Menopause

It is common knowledge that people gain weight as they age. Weight gain after puberty, pregnancy, and menopause for women and weight gain for aging men is a common phenomenon. Changes caused by hormones, decreased muscle mass, and fewer exercises are all contributing factors to eventual weight gain.

Women as they age, especially after menopause, are more likely to have fat deposited in their abdominal region. These fatty deposits in the abdominal region are known as metabolically active or visceral fat. Visceral fat is quite dangerous and can increase your risk of getting hypertension, high blood sugar, and abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Although the weight gain after menopause is inevitable, you can reverse its course by making some diet and lifestyle changes. Here are a few tips that can help you tackle weight gain after menopause.

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பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை பருமனானவர்களின் மலட்டுத்தன்மையை போக்குமா?

பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை தங்களது மகப்பேறு பாக்கியத்தை சிதைத்து விடுமோ என்ற பயம் ஆண்களுக்கும், பெண்களுக்கும் உண்டு. ஒரு உண்மையை சொல்லவேண்டும் என்றால், பருமனாக இருப்பதே குழந்தை பெரும் தன்மை பாதிக்கும்.  பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை என்பதே இந்த மிக மோசமான பருமனுக்கு எதிரான போர் என்பதை நினைவில் கொள்ள வேண்டும். இந்த போரானது பருமனான உடலை உடையவர்களின் மகப்பேறு பாக்கியத்தை பாதித்துவிடுமா?

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Diagnosis of Ulcer

In the last post we emphasized the need to rule out any heart related ailments if you have crossed 35 years of age and if your pain is more on the upper left side of the body closer to where your heart is. And we also added that if you have a family history of heart attack, hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes, and over and above if you also drink and smoke, then you get yourself checked for any heart related ailments first.

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Symptoms of Ulcer

Every ailment has a moderate start and peptic ulcers are no exception to the rule. 90% of the people present themselves to the doctor only after complaining of pain. The pain could either be mild / dull or intense or a rather slowly progressing pain on the upper abdomen area. Generally a feeling of a heart burn should ring alarm bells. More clearly, if there is a burning sensation or pain somewhere in between the chest and the belly button; it can be signs of ulcer. The burning sensation or pain either lasts for few minutes or can last for few hours. This sensation of course can recur.

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Ulcer – Understanding a Bit More

Ulcer not only affects the stomach lining, the upper part of the small intestine may also receive such ulcers. Ulcer may also occur in Esophagus (food pipe), rectum and other GI parts also. Ulcer to the stomach and the upper small intestine is medically referred as Peptic Ulcer.

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