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
The role of gluten in Type 1 Diabetes has been in the spotlight again this week with a research report in Diabetologia showing that a child's intake of gluten at age 18 months is associated with a 46% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes for each extra 10g of gluten consumed. This is not the first time that gluten has been linked to increased risk in Type 1
Ingredients 2 cups almond milk 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 Tbsp maple syrup Method Pour the milk into a saucepan and cook over high heat until it’s hot, but don’t bring it to a boil Remove from the heat and add the rest of the ingredients. Stir and try the milk, add more milk, turmeric, cinnamon or syrup if needed.