Menopause ‘not the cause of midlife weight gain’ in women By Hysterectomy Posted June 14, 2019 In Hysterectomy In the News 0 0 Fat-mass continues to increase in middle-age women but menopause isn’t to blame, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU). Mr Ananthan Ambikairajah, a Ph.D. Scholar from ANU, says post-menopausal women do have higher belly fat compared to premenopausal women, which could increase their risk of cardiovascular disease and dementia. “Older women can experience weight gain for many reasons. However, menopause is not one of them,” said Mr Ananthan Ambikairajah, from the Research School of Population Health. Read more from Medical Xpress on Menopause ‘not the cause of midlife weight gain’ in women Shutterstock.com/ Daxiao Productions Recent PostsMallory’s Laparoscopic HysterectomyOlder women with triple-negative breast cancer should undergo genetic testingCan I Rush Hysterectomy Recovery?