Why do Women Get Periods Every Month? Evolution has the answer!
"Why do we have to go through this?" - a question every woman asks herself when it's time for the monthly menstrual period. There have been several theories around this, ranging from ‘cleaning our system every month’ to ‘getting rid...
The Deep-Dive Series: Understanding Insulin Resistance
We often come across the term “insulin resistance” and how it is the underlying cause of type-II diabetes, as well as a causative factor in other diseases such as PCOS. What is insulin, though? And how do we develop a...
The Syndrome that is PCOS
You’ve probably already heard of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (or PCOS). It has a surprisingly high level of incidence, affecting close to 25% of Indian women between the ages of 18 and 44. PCOS is classified as a ‘syndrome’ because it’s...