Premenstrual syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition characterised by somatic and psychological symptoms that occur during the week before menses begins and ends within a few days of the onset of bleeding. Approximately 90% of women experience PMS to some degree. PMS should not...

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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...

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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 compromised...

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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),...

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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...

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Male Infertility

WHAT IS MALE INFERTILITY Male infertility is defined as any condition which adversely affects the chances of initiating a pregnancy with his female partner. Most commonly, those problems arise if unable to produce or deliver fully-functioning sperm, and problems with...

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Infertility

Having a baby is a precious gift and conceiving should be an easy, natural process. Sadly for many couples it is an extremely distressing experience as they struggle to conceive and/or maintain a pregnancy. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a...

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WHAT IS A KETOGENIC DIET?

The Ketogenic diet involves the intake of fewer carbs and more fats, allowing your body to burn fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates. The Ketogenic diet causes the liver to produce “ketones”, small fuel molecules that serve as an alternative source of energy for the...

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That’s why we love keto….

When you’re in ketosis, you’re not just losing weight, you’re literally burning through stored fat that is throughout the body, and using it as energy!⠀ ⠀ When we just focus on the numbers, we forget that any fat loss is still good! ⠀ Fat surrounds our organs, muscles...

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