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What is PCOS?

PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complex metabolic, hormone and reproductive disorder. It is driven by hyperandrogenism, a condition of high levels of the androgen hormones linked with acne, male pattern hair loss and excess body hair, as well as absent or infrequent menstruation. PCOS is also driven by insulin resistance, a condition where…

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10 fibre sources for Diverticulitis

The term Diverticular disease covers both diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is the formation of sacs in the bowel wall due to herniation. Diverticulitis is when the diverticular (or the sacs) become infected, causing inflammation, and even perforation of the bowel wall. The symptoms linked with this vary, but include excessive flatulence, bloating, nausea, abdominal pain,…