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Ok y'all..... is anybody getting fat in the stomach mostly but I'm getting big all over!!!!! I'm on Estrace 2mg. And yea I wonder if I started running again it would help me lose even though I feel like menopause has caused this!!! Help help help!! I'm 54 so I know this is it. I haven't had a period in over a year!!!

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    I had the same concern. This is the biggest I've ever been! My dr says it's normal and we now have to watch what we eat even more than before. Transfer fats, sat fats, starch, everything.

    It's all going to store itself in our bodies. Totally sucks

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    Hi, I had the same issue after taking bcp's. I gained 30 lbs.without changing my diet. For which I ate very little. After stopping the pill I exercised & fasted and lost all the weight.

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    OMG yes!!  I've been lucky enough to stay very slim all my life but now I'm just expanding and expanding.  None of my clothes fit and I hate it. I'm exercising more than I ever have, hardly drink alcohol and certainly not eating any more. Not sure what more I can do. 

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    Hey y'all yes my thyroid is fine but what is the diff in perimenopause and menopause!!!!

    I haven't had a period in over a year!!!!

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    Yes.  I feel disgusting because of that.   I'm starting to exercise more-- jogging/walking, elliptical. But then there are days that I don't feel like doing anything!! I'm also afraid that if I don't do something now then it could get out of control later..  I'm also trying to eat more protein with veggies/fruits.

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    Hi, I'm 52 and and I am having the same problem. I have never been fat until now. I feel it's out of my control and don't know what to do. I was going to the gym for over a year doing high intensity interval training 3-4 days a week for 45 minutes. Also eating clean. Never could lose weight. Waste and stomach just keep getting bigger. I hate it. Quit going to the gym because I thought all that exercise was causing my muscle and joint pain. Still have muscle and joint pain so now I find out it can be due to this menopause phase. 1 week ago I decided to get my blood work done and now I'm trying bio identical hormone pellets placed in my hip. I hope that helps. If not I don't know what else to do. HELP!!!

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    Okay, I loss my weight following a simple rule of fasting 3 day's a week for 16 hours. A popular doctor on the net calls it intermittent fasting, where you start your fast after your last meal. Say you finish dinner at 7 at pm, start your fast at 7pm to 7am is 12 hours add another 4hours to break the 16hour fast. Sometimes I go for 18 hrs fast, now you can eat at 12pm, eat a lunch but not overly excessive about 90% full. You can have coffee or tea or water anytime during the fast but no food. I did this 2-3 days a week and it worked without me going to the gym too. I loss more weight than what I had before my hormones went south on me. Also, no sugar and minimal fruit, none is best. No sweet drinks or alcohol and last cut out bread to 1 slice a week. I went from a size 14 to a size 8 in less than 6 months. My main source of protein was nuts, and seafood along with eggs. If you're interested look up Intermittent fasting Dr. M..... I can't say his name so I hope this helps.

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