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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A lifestyle-related disease?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is common in South African women and affects about one in 10 women globally. It is caused by a complex imbalance of hormones in the ovaries.  Charlene Yared West spoke to Life Kingsbury endocrinologist, Dr Jocelyn Hellig and gynaecologist Dr Philip Zinn to find out more about this condition.  So what… Continue reading Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A lifestyle-related disease?

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What the fitness experts want you to know…

It’s time for me-time this month, and here’s some sound expert advice to help get you moving for better health and fitness. Sometimes, becoming fit and healthy is easier said than done - and for many, seems like an insurmountable challenge in their life. According to the World Health Organization, obesity has more than doubled… Continue reading What the fitness experts want you to know…