As women enter the stage of menopause most of them experience various unpleasant symptoms which are directly related to this change.
Weight gain (Menopause Weight gain)is the more obvious amongst the troubles caused by menopause, and it is precisely associated to the alteration in ovulation and the insulin-resistant factor.
Women who ovulate use more energy, in terms of calories, than women during menopause.
To avoid putting on weight, menopausal women must readjust to their new energetic requirements, and must consider decreasing their calorie intake of about 300 per day.
With age the body spontaneously becomes resistant to insulin, more so with women in menopause. This factor brings on the onset of weight gain, for it is directly related.
Other disturbing symptoms during menopause are hot flashes, insomnia, lower bone density, variations of mood and vaginal dryness; most of these can be lessened by regular exercise.
In a research relating to menopausal troubles and cardio-respiratory fitness, it was found that there is a definite correlation between the two, and that those women who carry out regular exercises complain less of the usual troubles compared to those who do not exercise at all.
Once the symptoms of menopause decrease, owing to regular( Womens fitness) programmes, women’s lives improve considerably both mentally as well as physically.