Menopause and Weight gain

Due to hormonal changes during menopause, women may gain upto 5 kg of weight

Menopause is a challenging phase in a woman’s life both emotionally and physically which can impact her quality of life. One of the most common symptoms during menopause is weight gain especially around the abdomen. This weight gain can increase the risk of serious health conditions like diabetes type-2, heart diseases, etc.

What causes menopause weight gain?

  • Decline in Oestrogen levels
  • Loss in muscle mass due to aging
  • Unhealthy eating habits
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Lack of proper sleep
  • Slow metabolism

At our `Monisha’s Mantra`, we have helped several women, to stop and reduce their menopause weight gain by natural ways; without any hormone therapy in the following manner:

  • Exercise should be a part of daily routine in the form of walks, swimming, aerobics. Exercise not only helps in weight loss but also in keeping our joints and muscles strong, reduce constipation and the risk of osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes type 2
  • In daily diet add protein, fibre, healthy fats and reduce sugar, processed and outside foods
  • Eat small portions
  • De-stress with yoga, pranayama, smile Taiji, smile meditation\
  • Follow disciplined sleep pattern
  • Sujok Therapy:
    1. Move Sujok ring in each finger for 25-30 times, twice daily which will help in increasing overall energy levels and reduce all kinds of joint and muscular pain (as ahown in Pic 1)
    2. Find painful corresponding point of liver on the right inner, upper area of any finger and massage with diagnostic probe for a minute, 4 times daily (as shown in Pic 2)

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