Trauma and other Medical Emergencies

It’s not uncommon that when you mention the word ‘trauma’, people tend to think immediately of a big emotional upheaval or damage. However, trauma,...

Diabetes – Overcoming Barriers To Self-Management PT 2

Let’s look at some facts about Diabetes: There has been a fourfold increase in the occurrence of diabetes in the 35–54 years age-group, between...

Diabetes – Overcoming Barriers To Self-Management

Did you know that Diabetes causes more deaths in one year than breast cancer and HIV/AIDS combined? Diabetes is a disease in which the body...

FITNESS PT.2

  In order to achieve the best possible results, a good fitness regimen must be well rounded, with exercises that produce cardio-respiratory endurance, develop muscular...

FITNESS

  A lot of us dread the prospect of fitness, particularly the effort and discipline needed to become fit and stay fit. However in order...

Sickle Cell Disease PT.2

Did you know that Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disease in the world? It is most common in people...

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

We have in one point in time met someone that has been plagued by this disease or lost someone to this disease. However we...

Stroke:  How To Avoid A Medical Emergency

A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. If blood flow is cut off for longer than a few...

The Kidneys: Know, Understand & Care For Your Kidneys

The kidneys are two bean shaped organs, each about the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage, one on...

Hypertension: What You Need to Know

The human heart pumps blood through the body. Pressure is generated to forcefully push blood through the walls of the arteries, this pressure is...