Can amino acids contribute to athletic performance?

Athletes, particularly long distance runners, need food to not only fuel their next workout, but also for the essential vitamins and minerals needed to help turn food into energy, keep bones strong, boost immunity, repair strained muscle tissue and for general health.

Euphoria is the best medicine

Medical practitioners need to focus all their energy on their patients, rather than being distracted by technology. Technology can easily become a burden rather than an aid and for this reason, they need to consider modern cloud-based solutions. The cloud has brought about massive cost savings and increased profits for many businesses, especially in the medical field. Euphoria Telecom’s intelligent cloud-based call management software makes it possible to save between 30 – 40% on calls and more than 50% on the monthly PBX spend.

Healing the wounding effects of medical litigation

Managing medical risk in South Africa’s runaway healthcare litigation environment is a multi-facetted and difficult endeavour, but one that must be tackled to avoid dire healthcare delivery consequences.

Oxy launches Charcoal 3 in 1 for optimum skincare

Mentholatum SA, a health & wellness company and providers of non-prescription pharmaceutical, healthcare and cosmetics products to consumers, has announced the launch of OXY CHARCOAL 3 in 1.

Nutraceuticals Can Bridge The Gap Between Food And Medicine

“People used to think of nutritional supplements as something of a luxury item only ever used by people who were always too busy to eat and exercise right- namely people that worked in white collar jobs. But the varying ailments we face today are not focused on a particular group of people. And most of them can be combated with the right nutritional supplements”, Francis says.

Natural relief for those pesky allergies

Allergies are increasing worldwide, with a third of South Africans suffering from some allergic condition during their life. 40% of allergy sufferers are children

Angina is common, but frequently missed and undertreated

The cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden in South Africa is increasing among all age groups and is predicted to become the principle contributor to overall morbidity and mortality in people over the age of 50. Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is a major contributor to CVD in this country. It is one of the 10 leading causes of death overall and, in 2016, was the 5th leading cause of death in people older than 65 years. In the 2014 South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the prevalence of heart attack, angina and chest pain (IHD) was approximately 6% among Africans, 14% among Whites and 29% among individuals of Asian or Indian descent.

ALL ABOUT DRY MOUTH What is it, what causes it and how can symptoms be relieved?

We use our mouths every day to eat, smile, speak, and more. Saliva is important to maintain a healthy mouth. When the quantity and quality of saliva decreases, oral diseases can develop very quickly. Saliva also washes your teeth providing minerals for repair, and helps prevent bacteria, viruses and fungi from causing tooth decay and gum disease.

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