In South Africa, around 6% of the population suffers from diabetes. Make a difference this World Diabetes Day by learning ways in which to lessen your chance of getting diabetes, or finding ways of coping with it.
Today is World NET Cancer Awareness Day! It’s a day for raising the awareness of neuroendocrine cancers around the world.
Did you know that every six seconds someone, somewhere, will die of a stroke? In 2018 it was found that nearly six million people worldwide will die from a stroke. A stroke causes more deaths annually than those attributed to AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined, yet stroke remains a silent epidemic.
Now that the very cold winter months have disappeared (we hope), and the warmer weather is here it is easier to get back into a health and wellness routine.
World Osteoporosis day is celebrated on the 20th of October annually. It is a campaign which calls global action to improve bone health and prevent fractures from osteoporosis.
World Mental Health Day is celebrated on the 10th of October every year. The objective of the day is to raise the awareness of mental health issues and to help individuals who suffer to know that it is okay to get the help that they need.
Having Chemotherapy is not the most comfortable experience to go through, but there are steps which you can follow to make the process more bearable and to stay healthy. Take a look at the 10 nutritional tips to follow during Chemotherapy treatment:
World heart day is celebrated on the 29th of September every year. The campaign aims to drive action to educate people that by controlling risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, at least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided.
The ‘Silent Killer’ is the title which has been coined for Ovarian Cancer. This is due to the very few signs and symptoms apparent in the early stages of the disease. Researchers have found that if women do have symptoms, they are normally dismissed as being due to something else.