Healthy energy boost

A healthy energy boost is the best way to conquer the rest of the day when you find yourself feeling sluggish around mid-afternoon. Staying alert throughout the day is important to not only your productivity at work, but also your health and happiness at home. Fighting to stay awake, struggling with adrenal fatigue, or feeling…

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Fighting fire with fire: a cancer killing virus

Cancer is an illness that few have not felt in some way or another. A life changing sickness that has never found an undoubted cure, this is an area that any medical researcher would love to break ground in. Now, with modern technology more advanced than ever, and new roads being made into treatments, an…

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Healthy Obesity at Its Worst

Healthy obesity sounds like an oxymoron. How can one be considered healthy and obese at the same time? It is simply impossible to live in such dissenting and extreme lifestyles at the same time. Or is it? Technically, it is possible to be obese yet remain healthy according to medical standards. Individuals might not show…

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New life in old medicine

Modern medicine is thought to be the best and most advanced, but with so much focus being put on “what goes into our bodies”, pharmaceutical companies are being scrutinised by the general public more and more. Due to this movement towards a healthier medical world and more medical scrutiny, older types of natural medicines are…

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The importance of donating blood

Donating blood is a needed charity in South Africa, now more than ever. With so many lives saved by donating your precious blood, you can save up to three lives with every unit of blood. As blood is separated into red blood cells, plasma and platelets, it can be utilised in a number of ways…

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Medical Aid VS Medical Insurance: What’s the difference

Medical insurance is not medical aid, so what exactly is it? In this modern time, medical aid seems to be an expense that some cannot afford, unattainable to the average person. Since medical insurance was introduced as a cost-effective alternative, there has been a lot of talk around this offering. As both facilitate different parts…

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Staying healthy in winter

Keeping your health at its best as the weather turns to winter is important to an easy transition between seasons. As the weather starts to gets cold and the days get shorter, be sure your healthy is caught unaware. Aside from the usual ‘keep warm’ and ‘wear a beanie’, these are a few ways in…

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Kidney health

Kidney health is something many take for granted until it becomes a prevailing issue to your daily routine. However, as kidneys play such an important role in our bodies, from blood to digestion, these organs must be taken care of throughout your life. High blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney failure put…

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Ear health

Ear health is something few tend to think about, but an important part of our system. Once your hearing is damaged, it tends to be damaged for good. As one of the major senses, we rely on our hearing for more than we think on a day to day basis. From balance to awareness, perception…

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TB Awareness

TB Awareness is integral to not only a healthy society, but an educated and informed one. A disease that impacts many people on a day to day basis, Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that hits mainly in the lungs, although the bacteria can spread through the bloodstream and affect any organ in the human body…

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