Platt Wellness Blog — estrogen
Belly fat has a why of sneaking up on you...slowly. Thank good ness for Lycra. However, there is a way to rid of belly fat, if you understand how hormones play a role. Read below: ✅The primary hormonal change in the pre and post menopausal state is a significant drop in progesterone levels. ✅Progesterone is the hormone that blocks insulin, and insulin is the hormone that puts on fat around the middle. At the same time, because of the drop in progesterone levels, adrenaline levels increase which is a significant cause of a rise in glucose which increases...
It is not unusual for women to experience hot flashes either in the perimenopause or the post-menopause. In almost all cases, it is treated with some type of estrogen, preferably estradiol. However, very often this might provide a reduction in the severity of hot flashes, but does not cure the problem. The frequency and intensity of hot flashes vary among women and can last up to 10 years. The best approach to dealing with any problem is to treat the cause of the issue. When it comes to hot flashes, one of the most common associated findings is the release...
"People who put out a lot of adrenaline at night are often in the unique position of gaining weight even while they are sleeping. This is in addition to the other characteristics of elevated night time adrenaline, such as tossing and turning, grinding teeth, restless leg syndrome, and getting up to urinate." Dr. Platt