Some studies suggest that up to 80% of women with PCOS in the U.S. have overweight or obesity.
Five Tips for Women’s Health Providers to Address Obesity
Studies suggest that menopause does cause a number of physiological changes that can affect weight, including increased fat mass (total body fat and especially visceral fat), decreased muscle mass, and reduced energy expenditure.
Losing weight may be challenging, but biology isn’t destiny. A national expert explains why women may have a more difficult time than men in shedding pounds.