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

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?

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

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…

Hoe jy Diabetes Kan Vasvat

Diabetes kan baie vinnig handuit ruk as dit nie behandel word nie – nie eers om te praat van die gevolge wat dit kan hê op ons gesondheid nie! Dit kom gewoonlik voor asof diabetes oornag verskyn, maar die waarheid is dat dit altyd al ‘n hele paar jaar lank aankom. Dit is nie net…

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…