Menopause Won't Spur Weight Gain, But May Boost Belly Fat, Monash University Reveals  
10/19/2012 7:26:53 AM

Menopause does not cause weight gain, but it does increase belly fat, according to a new study. "It is a myth that the menopause causes a woman to gain weight. It's really just a consequence of environmental factors and aging that cause that," study leader Susan Davis, a professor at Monash University in Australia, said in an International Menopause Society news release.