Category Archives: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin and Testosterone

When testosterone blood tests are ordered by a physician, he or she may also measure your Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG). Put simply SHBG is the the carrier molecule which transports sex-steroids, like testosterone, within in the bloodstream and around… Continue reading »

PCOS – Ask The Expert

  Question: Hi there, What is a good way to balance out your hormones? I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)  and am  wanting to start getting regular periods. What can I do? J ——————————- Hello J, In simple terms… Continue reading »

World Menopause Congress 2014- Cancun

  The 14th World Menopause Congress was held in Cancun Mexico from May 1 – 4, 2014. There were numerous sessions covering female sexual health in  the peri and postmenopausal woman. One symposium dealt exclusively with an Androgen Update.… Continue reading »

Androgen Deficiency in Women- Awareness Grows

Healthed, one of Australia’s leading online resources for health professionals, has published an informative and concise article on androgen deficiency in women. Androgen deficiency is otherwise known as low testosterone. This is an exciting step in raising awareness… Continue reading »

Unequivocal proof that progesterone cream is absorbed by the skin – critics silenced by science.

This month, after more than two decades of cynicism and derision by many in the mainstream medical community, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the North American Menopause Society, Menopause, has published a study that unequivocally shows  the hormone progesterone… Continue reading »

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