Metformin supplements lifestyle changes for PCOS

July 30, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags: PCOS, Polycystic ovarian disease, Stein Leventhal Syndrome

Patient compliance has often hampered lifestyle change in the management of PCOS but lifestyle changes remain the mainstay of management for these patients. I have always stressed the use of lifetstyle changes in my patients with PCOS and when combining this with Metformin have emphasised the fact that this is the best chance for patients [&hellip…

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Smoking related to Hot Flushes

July 30, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags: gynaecologist, hot flushes, smoking

A study has suggested that woman who give up smoking during the menopause, may have fewer and less severe hot flashes than women who continue to smoke. The time since the last cigarette, appears to have a direct relationship with women who had given up smoking for 5 years, being 45% less likely to have [&hellip…

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