Self Care and your Mental Health: Focusing on Yourself

Self Care and your Mental Health: Focusing on Yourself

Your mental health plays a big role in the way you handle the stress that comes with daily life, in the way you interact within your relationships, and even in your physical health. However, you may not understand how to take care of it. Learning to focus on your...
Boosting your Child’s Immune System

Boosting your Child’s Immune System

Our immune systems are established when we are born. It consists of organs, proteins, cells and tissue whose sole purpose is to fight off invaders and support healthy function within the body. Recent studies have shown that the gut bacteria are responsible for...
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

This is one of the most common conditions affecting females and is characterised by the following features. Irregular or absent menses High levels of insulin Excess androgens which result in male-patterned hair growth and acne Multiple cysts on the ovaries Although it...
Diabetes: The Ins and Outs

Diabetes: The Ins and Outs

WHAT IS DIABETES? Diabetes Mellitus is a disease which occurs when the body cannot regulate blood glucose, also known as sugar, within the bloodstream. The hormone Insulin, produced in the pancreas, is responsible for regulating blood glucose. It does this by...
Acne Woes

Acne Woes

What is acne? Acne is the formation of comedomes (blackheads), pustules (white heads) nodules and/or cysts caused by the obstruction of the hair follicles and their accompanying sebaceous glands. What causes acne? The most common cause is puberty. Puberty causes...

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