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    Mayo Clinic Minute: Women and midlife weight gain

a middled aged African-American woman in casual business outfit, leaning against a window with brick wall in backgroundWhen a woman reaches midlife, things change. One often-dreaded issue is the tendency to put on weight around the waistline. Mayo Clinic experts say, after menopause, weight can creep up on women, because of changes associated with menopause. But they also say you can beat menopause-associated weight gain with diet and exercise.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Ekta Kapoor about midlife weight gain and what you can do about it.

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