Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Hirsutism

Hirsutism is the excessive hairiness on women on those parts of the body where hair normally is absent or minimal, such as beard or chest hair. It refers to a male pattern of body hair (androgenic hair) and it is therefore primarily of cosmetic and psychological concern. In 90% of the cases of Hirsutism, the…

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Find Out If You Have Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. Generated mainly by the testicles of men, it stimulates sperm production, a man’s sex drive and also helps build muscle and bone mass. Testosterone production typically decreases as men age however men can experience a range of symptoms if it decreases more than it should. Low…

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Diagnosed with PCOS? Here are 10 Natural Remedies

1. Avoid Refined Oils: A number of studies now demonstrate that refined oils, vegetable in particular, cause more harm to the human body than good. While soybean, sunflower, corn, canola, cottonseed, and safflower aren’t technically vegetables, these products are processed, refined and deemed “vegetable” oils. Mainstream nutrition organizations report that they are safe for consumption…

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Avoiding Diabetes Complications

  Having diabetes can result in many other complications, such as damage to the heart, nerves, kidneys, feet, eyes, and skin. If you have diabetes, you may also have a greater risk for osteoporosis, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. Some diabetes complications are related to high or low blood sugar, while others are related to how long you’ve had diabetes.…

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Do Sugar, Alcohol & Diabetes Mix

People with blood sugar know they must carefully watch their sugar intake as part of their blood sugar diet and limit their alcohol consumption. But following a blood sugar diet does not mean you need to completely eliminate sugar from your daily meals and snacks. You just need to be smart about what you eat and keep close…

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High Blood Glucose and obesity link to cancer

  High Blood Glucose and obesity could make a person more vulnerable to certain types of cancers and the best way to counter the threat is to lose weight. “High Blood Glucose and obesity are associated with some types of cancer, including that of the pancreas, oesophagus and breast,” said Edwin Gale, professor of diabetes at Bristol University‘s division of medicine. He…

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Diabetes and Depression

According to NICE, people who are diagnosed with a chronic physical health problem such as diabetes are 3 times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than people without it. Depression can have a serious impact on a person’s wellbeing and their ability and motivation to self-manage their condition. Depression is the most common psychiatric…

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Understanding RA/Diabetes connection

here’s research that suggests a connection between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and diabetes. But the nature of that connection or even whether it’s actually real is unclear. “There are tantalizing links between the two diseases,” says Daniel Solomon, MD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a rheumatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.…

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