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Digestive Health | Causes & Solutions

Digestive Health Your digestive system is a very complex part of your body. Its main function is to take in all the nutrients and vitamins from the food you eat and then reject any waste.
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SADC Malaria Week- Tips For Aid Workers

malariaWhen heading off to a foreign country to help others, you need to make sure that you also take care of yourself. As a healthcare or aid and development worker, you can be susceptible to many different diseases an issues; one of them being malaria. Mosquitos are not just irritating blood sucking bugs.

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Things You Didn’t Know About Breast Cancer.

breast cancerLet’s start with a shocker, did you know that men can get breast cancer too?

 

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Dignity in Mental Health

living healthy People with mental health conditions are often discriminated against, stigmatised, marginalized, and emotionally and physically abused.

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Mental Health Disorders 101

mental health Mental health disorders come in many shapes and sizes and symptoms often overlap making it difficult to make an exact diagnosis. They can fall into a few broad categories – anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, and impulse control disorders.

Here is a list of common mental health conditions

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Healthcare Workers Can Volunteer

healthcareMany people around the world volunteer and help poor countries as not only is helping others rewarding but travelling to a different country is very exciting. Although there are so many people willing to help, not many of these volunteers possess qualifications or skills which some sectors of volunteer and aid work requires. Over a billion people across the globe don’t receive basic healthcare services as the number of healthcare workers is unable to match the growing number of needy people.

 

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Children With The Weight Of The World On Their Shoulders

sad tired disappointed teenager girlWe can be so wound up by our own stress that we seem to overlook the happiness of our own children. Many children have negative behaviours that are stemmed from stress and it is essential that we pay attention to our children to make sure that they are not overwhelmed by the pressures of school and their peers.

 

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Are you possibly bipolar?

  bipolar manIt seems that in this day and age more and more people are being diagnosed with bipolar mood disorder. Most people know at leads one person who has bipolar – and it leads one to question; could I have bipolar?

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Join A Medical Aid Before It’s Too Late!

Medical Aid 

 

As you become older, medical aid becomes vitally important as you become more likely to suffer from chronic health complications. Unfortunately, in a lot of cases, with age comes a drop in salary- this makes it financially difficult for seniors to cover their medical schemes. Although everyone, including pensioners, has access to government healthcare in South Africa, the state of the public healthcare is causing people to cling to medical aids, either medical aid plans or hospital plans, even though some may struggle to afford the monthly premiums.

 

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Pregnant With No Medical Scheme- Painful Truth

pregnancy There are so many different issues that women need to consider when they find out they are pregnant. Usually an expecting woman will immediately consider future childcare, work, financial matters and getting off birth control.

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