Period Pain ( Dysmennorhoea )

Period Pain ( Dysmennorhoea )

Painful periods, also known as dysmenorrhoea is very common. Painful and debilitating, cramping periods are one of the leading causes of female school and work absenteeism. Pain may begin before or at the start of the period, usually peaks after 24 hours, and...
Importance of iron

Importance of iron

It is important that if you have an iron deficiency, diet alone may not be enough to restore your levels, it can certainly help to maintain them once they’re are back to normal. You could be iron deficient if you: •Follow a vegetarian or vegan diet •Have a...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

WHAT IS POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME ( PCOS ) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries. PCOS develops when the ovaries are stimulated to produce excessive amounts of male hormones (androgens),...
Menopause

Menopause

MENOPAUSE Menopause marks the end of the reproductive years of a woman’s life, occurring usually between 45 and 60 years of age, with an average age of 51 years. Menopause happens when the ovaries no longer release an egg every month and menstruation...