Women’s health: From puberty to post menopause

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By Dr James G Liddell B.Pharm  M.Pharm  PhD Puberty During puberty the body goes through rapid changes to accommodate sexual development and requires specific nutrients to prevent acne, obesity and behavioural problems. From 14 to 16 years of age girls and boys need more vitamin A, D, B6, biotin, zinc, calcium, magnesium and essential fatty acids. They also need more … Read More

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Male menopause – has the tiger in you gone to sleep

James LiddellArticles, Health Tips, MenopauseLeave a Comment

Men can you identify with some the following: Depression Lack of energy Erectile dysfunction – unable to achieve or maintain an erection Forgetfulness – low testosterone levels can lead to an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in men Cholesterol, fibrinogen, triglycerides, and insulin levels increase Coronary artery elasticity diminishes Blood pressure rises Human growth hormone (HGH) declines (weakening … Read More

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