What can I do to exercise my hard to tone areas like, my upper thighs and buttocks? Unfortunately, you cannot spot reduce, but you can use our virtual trainer to tighten and tone any area.
Most importantly you will want to get to a place where you are comfortable eating regularly, without starvation, bingeing or purging. Ultimately these unhealthy habits you are familiar with can increase your risk for serious health problems such as heart disease and some forms of cancer.
Taking hormones for a few years and then gradually tapering off is probably fine, said Love. The more complex question is whether adding hormones for long-term use during perimenopause and beyond can help prevent problems like heart disease and osteoporosis.