Sleep Disturbance Associated With Weight Gain During Menopause
Sleep quality may be as significant as estrogen withdrawal in determining weight gain risk in women, according to a study presented virtually at the Endocrine Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting.
In assessing weight gain during menopause, sleep disturbance may play an equally significant role to that of estrogen withdrawal, according to a study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
Although hormonal changes during menopause are often thought to be the cause of weight gain, the Mayo Clinic says that it is instead a combination of several factors, including aging, lifestyle, and genetics. As another common symptom during menopause, sleep disturbance has independently been associated with weight gain in women.
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