PCOS, Thyroid & Insulin Resistance

  First and foremost, it is known that insulin resistance is a major component of PCOS, and 50-70% of those suffering from it have high insulin levels or impaired blood sugar regulation. It’s important to note that insulin resistance develops many years before diabetes, so the most common tests for diabetes don’t often pick it…

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Improperly discarded’ sharps’ can be dangerous

  Many people use needles, syringes and lancets — called “sharps” — to manage their medical conditions at home. These conditions include diabetes, allergies, infertility, arthritis, hepatitis, HIV, blood clotting disorders, migraines and cancer. Sharps are also used to give medication to pets and farm animals. But the haphazard disposal of these devices is putting…

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PCOS & Weight Gain

Most women at some point have to contend with weight gain. But for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), losing weight can become a constant struggle. PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder in women of childbearing age and can lead to issues with fertility. Women who have PCOS have higher levels of male hormones…

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Diabetes drug may affect the thyroid in some patients

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid WebMD News from HealthDay , By Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay Reporter   MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, may raise the risk of low levels ofthyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) among patients with anunderactive thyroid, a new study suggests. The…

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Fortify your knowledge about Vitamins

  Vitamins are essential nutrients that contribute to a healthy life. Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people worldwide take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen. Why Buy Vitamins? There are many good reasons to consider taking vitamin supplements, such as over-the-counter multivitamins.…

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Fortify your knowledge about Vitamins

Vitamins are essential nutrients that contribute to a healthy life. Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people worldwide take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen. Why Buy Vitamins? There are many good reasons to consider taking vitamin supplements, such as over-the-counter multivitamins. According…

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DIABETIC CAUSING COMPLETE BLINDNESS.

Diabetic patient does not become blind at a time, as the sugar level increases, it affects the body organs and dullness comes. Eyes becomes so weak that diabetic patients face problems while watching TV or driving vehicles and becomes reason for blindness. If due to any circumstances it is not possible for the timely and…

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Does PCOS affect pregnancy?

Women with PCOS are at higher risk for certain problems or complications during pregnancy. In addition, infants born to mothers with PCOS are at higher risk of spending time in the neonatal intensive care unit or dying before, during, or right after birth. Complications of pregnancy associated with PCOS, such as preeclampsia, could be a…

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