Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a major cause of infertility, menstrual irregularity, and reduced quality of life in reproductive age women. PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders of reproductive aged women affecting 6-10% of the population with this going as high as 18%. The condition results from a cluster of hormonal abnormalities, namely elevated insulin, elevated androgens, reduced progesterone, which contribute to the signs and symptoms which
Endometriosis is a condition when the tissue that normally lines the inside of the womb (the endometrium) is found in other places in the body, for example in the ovaries or fallopian tubes. Sometimes endometrial tissue can be found in more distant locations such as the intestines, lungs or joints. During a normal menstrual cycle, hormonal changes cause the endometrial tissue to shed, and it exits the body through the vagina.
Most of us have heard of ketogenic and paleo diets. Whilst they share some similarities, there are also differences in the foods they allow, their effects on the body, and key health effects. The ketogenic (keto) diet focuses on eating a particular balance of macronutrients. The goal is to enter a state of ketosis, where the body begins to burn fat for health or weight loss. The Paleolithic (paleo) diet focuses on