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unable to Lose Weight

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  • Posted By: suz1951
  • September 7, 2008
  • 07:39 PM

Hi....i have struggled with weight loss on and off for over 30 years, but once i hit the Perimenopause i have been unable to shift the weight, no matter how hard i try. I exercise, eat the right foods, control the portions i eat, but everything i do fails. I wonder if it has anything to do with the weight gain due to perimenopause. I now have been in menopause for about 2 weeks. For me personally the perimenopause lasted for 10 long years. I first noticed changes when i was 47, then one week before i turned 57, i just felt like a new woman. My OBGYN told me once that if i struggled through without any kind of intervention or medication i would feel like a new woman once the Menopause finally came, OH BOY was he ever right, i feel 40 AGAIN. Only thing is the darn weight. I have been addicted to BREAD, CHEESE and PASTRY. Thanking You.

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  • Try cutting out most of carbs! In other words the carbs you do eat should be good ones, like the kind found in rye bread. Look up the GI diet. It will also take away the sugar/chocolate cravings if you are having any... Kiera
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 8, 2008
    • 07:10 AM
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  • Dear suz1951 I think some blood tests for measuring thyroid hormones will help.Hypothyroyidism can cause such problems.you can go to a diet expert or if you already have gone to,you can change it.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 8, 2008
    • 09:09 AM
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