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Tag - exercise

PCOS and syndrome X

Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth

Lowering blood pressure

Q My wife has been taking drugs for high blood pressure for six years, and suffers distressing side-effects from whichever type she is prescribed. She is convinced the drugs have no beneficial effect whatsoever, as her blood pressure goes up and...

Polycystic problems

Q My 23-year-old girlfriend suffers from irregular periods and serious pelvic pain. She is slim and blood tests show normal hormone levels. Yet, a year ago, her ultrasound was highly suggestive of polycystic ovaries. Her periods have regulated...