Our expert says:
Your are right that many women struggle with weight gain after having a hysterectomy, esp if they have their ovaries removed. This also occurs with the menopause. Ironically some women gain weight while other lose it even if they use hormone replacement therapy. In addition all adults tend to gain about 1kg per year over the age of 40, so it is important to counteract these factors by reducing your fat and energy intake moderately and exercising strictly every day. In some women depression may also play a role and if this should apply in your case then it is good to consult a clinical psychologist for an assessment.
Keep up the good work with the exercise as this not only promotes weightloss, but also lifts the mood.
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