What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? PCOS is a complex endocrine and metabolic condition affecting between 6 and 15% of women. Cysts develop in the ovaries, there is an excess of testosterone, and often no ovulation. There is also a condition known as PCO which means a woman has cysts
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This month the following research on herbs and health has caught my eye. 1. A new laboratory study has found that pomegranate can repair liver damage. 2. A new study in New York is looking at the affects poor diet has on brain function. In particular the links between junk food
This month I have found the following pieces of research interesting.1. The effect of ginger for relieving of primary dysmenorrhoea (a type of period pain). In this study 70 woman with primary dysmenorrhoea were given either a placebo or ginger capsules for the first three days of their menstrual cycles.