Association of Mid-Life Changes in Body Size, Body Composition and Obesity Status with the Menopausal Transition

@inproceedings{KarvonenGutierrez2016AssociationOM,
  title={Association of Mid-Life Changes in Body Size, Body Composition and Obesity Status with the Menopausal Transition},
  author={Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez and Catherine Kim},
  booktitle={Healthcare},
  year={2016}
}
The mid-life period is a critical window for increases in body weight and changes in body composition. In this review, we summarize the clinical experience of the menopausal transition by obesity status, and examine the evidence regarding the menopausal transition and reproductive hormones effects on body weight, body composition, or fat distribution. Mid-life obesity is associated with a different menopausal experience including associations with menstrual cycle length prior to the final… CONTINUE READING
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