Cool Down Hot Flashes This Summer

Cool Down Hot Flashes This Summer

It is summer time in sunny South Africa! But the warm weather is not great news for the ladies going through menopause. As we all know, one of the main symptoms and effects of menopause is something called “hot flashes”. These tend to get much worse during the warm summer months. And they are the…

Manage Cholesterol These Holidays

Manage Cholesterol These Holidays

High cholesterol is a sneaky bugger.  And it is the last thing we need to be worried about during the festive season.  Many people already suffer from it, but will only find it out years later – and this can lead to serious health problems.   What is Cholesterol? When we hear cholesterol – we…

Could It be Insulin Resistance?

Could It be Insulin Resistance?

Many people suffer from insulin resistance without even knowing it. But how will we be able to tell? Insulin resistance can often be tricky to spot in its early stages since it may take years before noticeable symptoms become visible.   What Exactly is Insulin Resistance? In short, insulin resistance is a condition where the body’s…

How to Treat Menopausal Night Sweats

How to Treat Menopausal Night Sweats

Waking up in the middle of the night, anxious and soaked in sweat, is not a pleasant experience. But unfortunately, it is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. When hot flashes occur at night while we are sleeping, we refer to them as night sweats. An episode of night sweats can become so…

5 Diabetic Problems to Look Out For

5 Warning Signs of Diabetes

As diabetics, we are probably sick and tired of just hearing that we need to take care of our blood sugar levels, right? While stabilizing blood sugar levels should always be the main focus when trying to manage diabetes, there are also other medical problems that could develop… These usually go hand-in-hand with diabetes and…

Do’s and Don’ts for a Diabetes diet

8 Tips For Reducing High Cholesterol

If we suffer from high cholesterol, we know that we need to do something to reduce it. The scary thing is that many people don’t even know when they have high cholesterol…   What can we do to maintain healthy levels of cholesterol? Increase your Fiber intake The best place to start is with improvements…

Tekens van Insulien Weerstandigheid en hoe om dit te Stop

7 Risks of Insulin Resistance

  Insulin resistance affects many people without them even knowing. It is becoming a bigger problem by the day, and it is affecting more and more people.  But there is something that can be done…   What Is Insulin Resistance? Normally, food is absorbed into the bloodstream in the form of sugars and other basic…

Dealing With Hot, Sweaty, Menopause!

Dealing With Hot, Sweaty, Menopause!

Whilst some women may go through menopause without any major symptoms, the majority of women are not so lucky. This majority has to endure many uncomfortable symptoms like sweating, itching, severe mood swings, physical changes, and a whole lot more! The main culprit of these symptoms is hormonal changes, which is a natural thing around…