Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?  Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a relatively common condition that affects the functioning of a woman’s ovaries. Although we do not know why some people get PCOS, it does appear to run in families. Approximately one in five women have the condition, but less than half will have symptoms….

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Top Lifestyle Tips for Hormonal Health 

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Please see below for some great lifestyle tips for Hormonal Health.  There’s also a link at the end of the article to download the PDF document with all the information included for reference.   General  Stay hydrated: Fresh water, herbal teas: minimise/cut out caffeine & alcohol (common triggers for worsening symptoms). Check out joinclubsoda.com for…

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Eating and The Menopause

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    The menopause is a time in a woman’s life when she stops ovulating, her periods stop and she is no longer able to become pregnant naturally. The timing of when a woman experiences the menopause varies, but usually occurs between the age of 45 to 55 years. While the average age is 51…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: #63: Eating for The Menopause with Dr Hannah Short

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My guest today is Dr Hannah Short, a GP and women’s health specialist who has personal experience of surgical POI (primary ovarian insufficiency), having undergone a total hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of the womb, fallopian tubes and both ovaries) at the age of just 35.  She now sees patients from across the  POI spectrum…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: #59: How to Reverse Ageing (Part 3 of 4) The Female Ageing Brain with Dr Lisa Mosconi

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Today’s podcast is with the wonderful Dr Lisa Mosconi, PhD, author of the brand new book “The XX Brain” and the director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she also serves as associate professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: #18: Eat for Endometriosis with Dr Anita Mitra

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Welcome to this episode of the podcast.   Today we’re going to be talking with one of my favourites for the podcast – Gynaecologist and lifestyle medicine advocate, Anita Mitra aka the Gynae Geek  – who returns to the podcast, this time to discuss Endometriosis. Essentially, Anita is the gynaecologist and women’s health specialist that…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: #10: Eat For PCOS with Dr Anita Mitra

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In this episode I invite fellow doctor and friend Dr Anita Mitra – a Gynaecologist – onto the Podcast to talk about eating for PCOS and Women’s health. Dr Mitra is very experienced in her field and is delighted to share some information with me on the very common topic of PCOS. You can listen…

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Tips for Menstrual Problems

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Tips for Menstrual Problems I recently attended an event curated by ‘Binti International’, an organisation dedicated to designing community projects that manufacture reusable and disposable sanitary products. As a doctor championing ‘food as medicine’ I was asked to talk about the link between diet and common menstrual problems. Is there anything women can eat or…

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