Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

It took me a while to decide on what to write as it is quite a complex syndrome but yet a common one. Studies have shown that PCOS is very common affecting approximately 20 in 100 of women –> 20% of women! What is PCOS? It is a complex endocrine condition which can affect a woman’s appearance, menstrual cycle, fertility, hormone levels and cardiovascular system. PCOS can also have detrimental effects on long-term health. What causes PCOS? The cause of PCOS is unknown and is likely to be multi-factorial. There is evidence that it...

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Excessive hairiness in women – it’s your hormone levels

Excessive hairiness, also known as hirsutism, can be a rather embarrassing condition for women. Especially when it happens on the face, or on any other exposed area. But why does unwanted hair grow in excess where it is not supposed to? The Culprit is Androgen! Androgen, a so-called ‘male hormone’, produces male characteristics in men. Likewise, women have their own female hormones (oestrogen) responsible for their feminine features. But nevertheless, women too have a small amount of androgens which is produced by the adrenal glands (a...

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