Johane du Toit
For all living beings, sleep and proper rest is essential to our ongoing and functional health, and is related to genes in the same way as nutrition and exercise. It is said that the human body can survive three times as long without food as it can function without sleep.
Yes, I’m afraid it’s true. Even those of us who work for highly health-conscious magazines have areas in our health that need work. In this article, I will be identifying the most important ones I want to repair in 2018, why I consider it necessary, and how I will go
South Africa is currently suffering under a serious outbreak of listeriosis, with the number of related deaths standing at 61. According to the Department of Health, the most cases of this disease has been found in Gauteng (62%) followed by the Western Cape (13%) and Kwa-Zulu Natal (7%). The minister of health, Aaron
How you ensure your vaginal health changes as you age. Being aware of these changes can mean the difference between premature and graceful aging. Dr Trudy Smith, an obstetrician and gynaecologist, outlines the health of the vagina as we age. Q: When does the vagina start to age? A: The vagina
For women having difficulties with stress urinary incontinence, vaginal atrophy, dryness and overall irregularities, there is now an effective and non-invasive solution, with an added bonus of only 5-7 days downtime. As a result of several different factors, including menopause, hormonal changes, drastic weight loss and childbirth, women can suffer
The current world seems to be high on health and wellness. Health trends feature all round. It has become more of a lifestyle than a passing fad, with self-care being the latest element in the trend. Between CrossFit, inner-city marathons, wireless headphone dance-offs at sunrise, yoga in the park, kale