If your waist is ‘thickening’ and your body-shape is changing and you are entering your menopause years, we know why! Oestrogen is your female reproductive hormone produced in your ovaries, but in peri-this disorder, the oestrogen receptors naturally die-off. This can cause a host of ‘other’ problems in your body including worsening Hot Flashes During Menopause , night sweats, low energy and dreaded weight gain.
1. Low Vitamin D3 absorption. Changing oestrogen levels impacts on how much Vitamin D (in the form of D3) is absorbed into you. When Vitamin D levels are low, this has a negative impact on some other hormones as well, especially those that help you manage your weight.Especially your sleep, night sweats and Hot Flashes During Menopause Vitamin D3 is critical to all of your hormones in this disorder. You have to know how to turn levels around to put your body into fat-burning, not fat-gaining during peri-this disorder and menopause.
2. Your Liver has become ‘Sluggish’. Sometimes the rate of clearance of oestrogen doesn’t occur because your lifestyle and current diet has made your liver ‘sluggish’. When this happens you store MORE oestrogen in your fat cells. The result? A thickening of your waist AND belly fat stored high up under your diaphragm and your upper back. This is commonly called the ‘bra-roll’ or ‘back-fat’! no amount of exercise will deal with it, unless you learn how to manage your liver and hormonal health specific to menopause
3. Your diet and your lifestyle no longer work for you like it did in the past. The main reason for this is because the foods you are used to eating do not suit your hormone balance needs now that you are going through this disorder.We like to think it’s to remind us to CHANGE our lifestyle during our menopause years.This can cause a host of ‘other’ problems in your body including worsening Hot Flashes During Menopause , night sweats