Posts made in August, 2014

9 Ridiculously Simple Things All Women Should Be Doing For Their Health

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Health Topics | 0 comments

9 Ridiculously Simple Things All Women Should Be Doing For Their Health

Like many people, I dread going to the dentist, not because of the threat of pain, or the oddly intimate experience of someone handling the backsides of my teeth. It’s the flossing conversation. Invariably I’m asked, “You floss, right?” And invariably, I go pink and stammer some nonsense about trying … busy mornings … sensitive gums … blah, blah, blah. Because for the record, no, I have never been a regular flosser, despite knowing full well that it is a key part of good health. It’s cheap and quick. I should do it. With that in mind, we...

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Women’s Month 2014 | A month long plan for disease prevention

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Health Topics | 0 comments

Women’s Month 2014  |  A month long plan for disease prevention

          August is Women’s Month in SA, perfect time for us to put a spotlight on women’s health, young and old! Here is a month long plan for disease prevention, are you up for the challenge!     Day 1 Get a cholesterol test Many women worry a lot about breast cancer, when, in fact, heart disease is the number-one killer of women. Find out if you’re at risk.     Day 2 Stay positive In one study, participants who had heightened activity in a region of the brain associated with a positive attitude produced greater amounts of flu...

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