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Hypoglycemia and diabetic medications

Hypoglycemia and diabetic medications

Hypoglycemia is a condition associated with low blood sugar levels. This is often related to the treatment of diabetes. The medications associated with hypoglycemia are insulin, sulfonylureas, meglitinides. Within sulfonylureas, hypoglycemia is more common with...

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Learning that you have a diagnosis of a chronic condition like PCOS can never be easy. There may be many changes in your daily life owing to overwhelming symptoms of the condition. The psychological impact of PCOS can have decreased health-related quality of life, in...

Perimenopause and Menopause

Perimenopause and Menopause

“Perimenopause and menopause should be treated as the rites of passage that they are. If not celebrated, then at least accepted and acknowledged and honored.”  This quote by the famous Gillian Anderson comes to mind while writing on this topic. Perimenopause is a...

Electrolyte Imbalance

Electrolyte Imbalance

Several of the automatic processes that we take for granted in our body are dependent on a tiny electrical current to function. This current or charge is provided by electrolytes when they mix with water. Electrolytes engage with tissues, muscles, nerves and with each...

Endometriosis – More than just a painful period

Endometriosis – More than just a painful period

“When all you know is pain you don’t know that that is not normal. It is not a woman’s lot to suffer, even if we’ve been raised that way." (Address, 2011 Endometriosis Foundation of America Blossom Ball)” -Susan Sarandon Endometriosis is a painful disorder that...

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