Dreaming of Sleep

2021-12-01T09:32:27+00:00By |Family Health|

Sleep is something that everyone on the planet does; some love it, some regard it as a waste of time, and a few seek it desperately. Whatever your relationship with sleep, it is vital for our health and wellbeing. Sleep is not a luxury but a necessity.

An in-depth Look at Early Menopause

2021-11-25T09:21:35+00:00By |Family Health|

For most women early menopause is a frightening experience, even though it comes with the cessation of the monthly bleeding which may seem like a relief to many. It is as if age has somehow caught up. Women believe that this is the beginning of the end, that sexual pleasure is on the downswing, the vagina will dry up, bones will disintegrate, skin will become wrinkled and dry, weight will increase and depression will soon set in. Dr Bernard Brom takes a closer look at the causes and diagnosis of early menopause.

Male Ageing and Prostate Health

2021-10-26T18:22:55+00:00By |Family Health|

Genetics do, to a certain degree, play a role in the ageing process, but it is ultimately sensible lifestyle habits that protect the prostate gland and lend vitality and verve to a man’s passing years. In this article Dr Elson Haas discusses the ageing process in general for men and then focuses on maintaining prostate health and sexual function over the years. For men, prostate and sexual function is important to feeling youthful. Those who remain sexually and sensually active feel better in many other ways as well.

Exam Stress Sorted

2021-10-13T20:24:32+00:00By |Family Health|

Are you chewing fingernails, taking long breaks in between study periods, eating more, exercising less, cramming more, and sleeping less? Sounds like exam stress to me. Normal life stress is compounded by exam stress and when unusual things happen just before exams, performance can plummet and parents become despondent at their petulant offspring. So what to do?

Burnout – is this you?

2021-09-10T14:59:38+00:00By |Family Health|

The stress we live with today sucks at our very soul and saps us of our valuable energy. I see the effects every day in my practice. I see it on the roads and in shopping centres. I see it reflected in marriages and businesses. I see it in hospitals and addiction centres and at schools. It is a problem.It is time to take stock, breathe and live realistically in order to avoid total burnout.

Male Menopause – fact or fiction?

2021-08-10T18:30:48+00:00By |Family Health|

Male behaviour is to a large extent driven by testosterone. It’s therefore logical that the age-related decline in testosterone levels with age will bring about corresponding symptoms. However, the concept of male menopause is rarely considered as a potential cause of the physical and psychological changes that occur in men as they age.

Impotence Can Happen at Any Age

2021-08-31T14:49:43+00:00By |Family Health|

If your erections are not firm enough to allow vaginal penetration, you are impotent. If your erections have the necessary firmness, but only for a short time, you may have an impotence problem. If your erection loses its strength upon penetration, you are probably impotent. If any of these conditions apply to you, it may be time to admit it, and begin to move towards a treatment that can change your life.

Key Nutrients for Teens

2021-08-03T11:28:53+00:00By |Family Health|

Adolescence is a crucial period of rapid change. A focus on sensible nutrition during these years can help to lay the foundation for a long and healthy life. This article highlights the role of key nutrients and where best to find them.

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