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Does Using Inositols Help With Weight Loss?

There have been a number of meta-analyses (small studies) attempting to compare the efficacy of Myo-Inositol (MI),...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • July 27, 2021 . 3 min read
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What Role do Insulin Sensitisers Play in the Management of PCOS?

Insulin sensitisers clearly have a role in the management of PCOS and its associated symptoms, particularly for those...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • July 20, 2021 . 2 min read
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What is the Connection Between Insulin Resistance and PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition of hormonal dysregulation (meaning it disrupts normal hormonal activity),...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • July 17, 2021 . 3 min read
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What is Inositol?

Inositols (plural) are sugars; their chemical structure would suggest they belong to the vitamin B complex, however,...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • July 14, 2021 . 2 min read
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Are Polycystic Ovaries a Symptom of PCOS?

20-30% of the female population have ovarian cysts. They are very common and usually harmless. Ovarian cysts are not...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • June 14, 2021 . 1 min read
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Is Oligo-ovulation / Anovulation a Symptom of PCOS?

PCOS is the primary cause of anovulation in women of reproductive age. Anovulation occurs when the ovary does not...

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  • June 11, 2021 . 2 min read
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How Could the Diagnosis of PCOS be Improved?

The diagnosis of PCOS is often a process of elimination.Diagnosing PCOS via a process of elimination is far from...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • June 8, 2021 . 2 min read
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Why Does Diagnosing PCOS Take so Long?

Unfortunately it can take time to establish the presence of these predominant PCOS symptoms. In fact, for many women,...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • June 5, 2021 . 2 min read
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How are the Rotterdam Criteria Used to Diagnose PCOS?

The Rotterdam Criteria refer to the method of diagnosing PCOS when two of three symptoms are present.Conditions with...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • June 2, 2021 . 2 min read
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What is Cushing’s Syndrome?

Cushing’s syndrome is patients with Cushing’s syndrome have too much cortisol. Cortisol is produced by the adrenal...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • May 21, 2021 . 2 min read
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Common Symptoms of Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome is very rare. It is estimated that the endogenous form of the condition affects between 0.7 and...

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  • May 18, 2021 . 2 min read
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What are the Treatment Options for Cushing’s Syndrome?

The treatment of pituitary tumours with surgery has a particularly high success rate, as high as 90% with an...

  • Winnie Mwangi
  • May 12, 2021 . 1 min read
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