Menopause Won't Spur Weight Gain, But May Boost Belly Fat, Monash University Reveals

Published: Oct 19, 2012

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.

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