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.